Marina Sweater

Irish crochet is sized up in this rich pullover made up of flower and leaf motifs. A ribbed hem and cowl neck give a fine finish.

Designer: Anastasia Popova
Finished Size:
30 (34, 38, 42, 46)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 34″, modeled with no ease.
Yarn:
Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% merino; 210 yd [192 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #56 olive (MC), 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins; #125 mariposa (CC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins.
Hook Sizes:
G/6 (4 mm) and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions:
Yarn needle; 1 yd of soft fabric for template (fleece or muslin); 300 quilting pins; st markers (m).
Gauge:
12 sts and 10 rows = 3″ in sc blo with smaller hook. Small flower = 1¾” diameter, medium flower = 2¼” diameter, and large flower = 3¾” diameter with larger hook. Leaves measure 3¼” long and 2″ wide (at widest point) with smaller hook. Motif gauge is important

 
     
 
     

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