Fair Isle jumper
Casual and classic, this crew-neck sweater is the perfect winter warmer. Knitted in stocking stitch, it’s given a country feel with a simple twocolour geometric
Fair Isle pattern.
To fit chest 102 (107) (112) (117) cm/40 (42) (44) (46) in.
Actual measurements 111 (117.5) (124) (130.5) cm/43¾ (46¼) (48¾) (51¼) in.
Side seam 43 (43) (42.5) (41.5) cm/17 (17) (16¾) (16¼) in.
Length to shoulder All sizes
Sleeve seam All sizes 49.5cm/19½in.
MaterIals 6 (6) (7) (8) 50g (155m) balls of Sirdar Country Style DK (40% nylon, 30% wool, 30% acrylic) in Green (Smokey Green 470) and 5 (5) (6) (6) balls in Beige (Naturelle 409)*. Pair each of 4mm (No. 8) and 3.25mm (No. 10) knitting needles; 4 removable stitch markers or contrast thread; 3 stitch holders. Yarn is available from theknittingnetwork.co.uk.
tensIon 25 stitches and 27 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over pattern, using 4mm needles.
St(s), stitch(es); k, knit; p, purl; ss, stocking st (k on right side and p on wrong side); up1, pick up loop lying between needles and k into back of it (to increase 1 st); inc, increase 1 st (by working into same st twice); tog, together (decrease, by working as many sts together as stated); dec, decrease 1 st (by working k2tog on a k row and p2tog on a p row).
note Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate. Instructions are given for small size. Where they vary, work figures in round brackets for larger sizes. Instructions in square brackets are worked as stated after 2nd bracket.