Sultan's Palace by Sarah C Swett

Sultan's Palace

Knitting
May 2001
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in color pattern on larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
2400 - 3200 yards (2195 - 2926 m)
38 (48, 57½)" (96.5 (122, 146) cm) bust/chest circumference
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $4.00.

Interweave SKU: EP1867

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store:
For this special sweater, the designer reinterpreted a scarf pattern that appeared in the May/June 1998 issue of Handwoven magazine. The Polwarth/Leicester wool is silky to the touch and, at this gauge, makes a deliciously soft, drapy, and elegantly warm garment.

Finished Size: 38 (48, 57½)“ (96.5 (122, 146) cm) bust/chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 48” (122 cm).

Yarn: Rovings Polwarth/Leicester (100% Polwarth/Leicester; 400 yd [366 m]/200 g): W3 fuchia (MC) and W15 gold (CC), 3 (3, 4) skeins each.

Yarn weight: #2 - Fine

Gauge: 25 sts and 25 rows = 4” (10 cm) in color pattern on larger needles.

Needles:

  • Body and Sleeves- Size 3 (3.25 mm): 32” (80-cm) circular (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn).
  • Edging- Size 2 (2.5 mm): 24” (60-cm) cir and set of 5 dpn.
  • Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2001