VesterbyCrea No 44 by Thea Vesterby

VesterbyCrea No 44

August 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in 170 m. / 50 gr.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
766 - 1531 yards (700 - 1400 m)
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VesterbyCrea.No.44 is a sweater worked in stockinette with colour work and raglan increases. The model is worked top down. The back is worked flat in the beginning of the yoke with raglan increases and joined in the round by casting on stitches at the front piece. The yoke is worked in stockinette in the round in colour work. Raglan increases are worked until dividing for sleeves. The body is worked in the round in colour work and finished with a ribbing and bind off. The sleeves are worked in colour work using the stitches placed on hold and the stitches that are picked up in the armhole. The sleeves are finished with a ribbing and bind off. The neckline is worked in the round in ribbing by picking up stitches along the neckline and binded off using tubular italian bind off method. The sweater is seamless.


Length (mid back): 57 (59) 61 (62) 62 (64) 66 cm
Back (width): 44 (48) 50 (58) 63 (67) 74 cm

Circular needles 3,5 mm (60, 80 cm) for body and sleeves
Circular needles 3,0 mm for neckline and ribbing on body and sleeves

In stockinette using 1 strand of Baby Alpaka on needles 3,5 mm
28 sts / 31 rows per 10 x 10 cm
Make sure to have the same gauge when working in one colour on the yoke as when working with two colours on the rest of the body. Eventually go up to 3,75 mm if your gauge is more tight working with two colours.

Main colour: 250 (300) 300 (350) 400 (450) 500 gr.
- ’Baby Alpaka’ from ’Langyarns’, 170 m. / 50 gr.

Colour pattern (shown in total weight): 250 (250) 350 (350) 400 (400) 450 gr.
- ’Baby Alpaka’ from ’Langyarns’, 170 m. / 50 gr.

Calculation of yardage for the colours: 2,0 (2,2) 2,3 (2,5) 2,7 (2,9) 3,0 gr. of each colour per colour round (3 rounds) on body when working together with the main colour.
The Model on the photo is a size S with 1 main colour + 8 different contrast colours (=300 gr. of the main colour + 250 gr. in total of the contrast colours)

Worked in one strand of yarns.