Melby

   

Melby

(A beach in Shetland)

Cute, fitted jumper dress knit seamlessly from the bottom up. Pick your favourite colour combination and get striping! Although this garment has the word “dress” in it’s title it is intended as more of a tunic length fitted sweater.

Sizes

28.5 (30.5, 32, 34, 36) inch chest circumference

Shown in size 28.5”

To be worn with ½ to 1 inch positive ease

Yarn

Jamieson and Smith 2 ply Jumper yarn (100% wool; 129 yrds/118m/25g)

5(5, 6, 6, 7) balls of MC (4)

1 ball of CC1 (9097)

1 ball of CC2 (FC 38)

1 ball of CC3 (9113)

1 ball of CC4 (72)

1 ball of CC5 (FC55)

Materials

Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm long.

Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long.

Size 4 US / 3.5 mm set of 5 double-pointed needles.

Size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge

24 sts and 38 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette st on Size 4 US / 3.5 mm needles.

This pattern can be found in Knit Real Shetland: 15 Knitting Projects in Real Shetland Wool