Fallen Leaves free yoke sweater pattern
Fallen Leaves is a relaxed Circular yoke sweater knit from the top down featuring a leaf motif. This is an original design by Andrea Yetman inspired by that time in Fall just before the leaves have fallen from the trees when the colors are at their utmost beauty.
Knit in Hagrid, a worsted weight beautiful tweed yarn this sweater is beginner friendly and an easy realxing knit that works up quickly. Meant to be worn with approximately 2-4 inches; 5-10 cm of positive ease, this will be you new favorite comfy sweater to wear all season long.
Biscotte Yarns: Hagrid or Hagrid Multi 165 meters (180 yards) 85% Merino and 15% Donegal nep. Sample uses Prune for main color 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins and Caramel for contrasting color. 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein.
- Main Fabric: 4.5mm (US#7) – Circulars of at least 22 inches (55 cm) for body and DPN’s. (Or size needed to obtain gauge)
- Ribbing: 4mm (US#6) Circulars of at least 22 inches (55 cm) for body, 14 inches; 35.5 cm for neckline and DPN’s.
GAUGE 19 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches; 10 cm on Stockinette stitch. (Sample is knit in size S on a 34 inch bust)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Knit seamless top down, the yoke is increased every 2 inches; 5cm until the desired number of stitches are achieved. The yoke increases are neither a left leaning nor a right leaning increase. A M1 (Make one) increase is used for the yoke. To see a tutorial on the M1 (Make One) see click HERE BLOG POST HOW TO WORK THE MAKE One ON SEAMLESS YOKES.
Keep in mind for the colorwork section if you knit at a tighter tension or a looser tension to adjust your needle size accordingly. To see a tutorial on colorwork click HERE BLOG POST THE THROWBACK BISCOTTE STYLE WITH A LITTLE COLORWORK 101
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