Designer Feature

Designer Feature: Caragh by Laura Nelkin

Our dear friend Laura Nelkin just published a lovely sweater design, Caragh, featuring The Fibre Co. Arranmore Light.

From Laura:

“Caragh is a boxy sweater knit with my Novus construction, a high/low turned hem, cabled side panels, and an optional scrummy cabled cowl neck. The pattern includes notes for making your Caragh longer, and taking out the hi-low hem…. have fun with this construction, it isn’t hard to manipulate to fit you!”

Laura’s Novus construction is really unique, and has fast become her “signature” sweater design. You can read more about this construction and see more designs featuring this approach in her Novus Collection here.

SPECIFICATIONS
Yarn 
The Fibre Co., Arranmore Light; Ruari or The Ross Farm, Shetland 3ply Sport; Ovaltine, 1060 (1200, 1275, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1775) yards.
Gauge 18 sts and 30 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch, blocked.
Needles US 5 (3.75 mm) 32-inch or longer circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Size To fit bust 29 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”/ 74 (81, 91, 102, 112, 122, 132) cm with approximately 19”/ 48 cm ease. Finished Bust Circumference: 48 (51, 55, 59, 63, 67, 71)”/ 122 (130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180) cm


All images © Caro Sheridan.

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