Tatiana’s Sweater

This figure flattering lace and cable sweater uses smaller needles at the waist for hourglass shaping. Worked in the round to the armholes.

Designer: Raye Schwartz
Finished Size: 40 (50)" bust circumference, lightly blocked. Pullover shown measures 40", modeled with about 7" of ease.
Yarn: Valley Yarn Valley Superwash (100% extra fine merino; 97 yd [89 m]/50 g): #913 mauve, 18 (22) balls. Yarn distributed by WEBS. See note below.
Needles: Sizes 2 (2.75 mm), 3 (3.25 mm), and 4 (3.5 mm): 36" circular (cir). Size 2 (2.75 mm): Set of double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; waste yarn.
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in Cable and Lace chart on size 4 needle, lightly blocked; 26 sts and 40 rnds = 4" on size 3 needle.

Clarification,  A note from the designer:

The yarn used for this sweater is classified as Worsted weight; the ball band recommends size 8 (5 mm) needles to get a gauge of 4.5 sts per inch. It has great loft and “behaves” nicely as a DK weight!


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