Burrafirth

The Shetland Trader-Book Two is a collection of 9 patterns by designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Kathy Cadigan.

 

Print and ebook combo $26

ebook only $20

Individual pattern $7.00

BURRAFIRTH

Sizes

31 1/2 (34 1/2, 37, 40, 43, 46 3/4, 49 3/4)”/ 80 (87.5, 94, 101.5, 109, 118.5, 126.5) cms at chest

Recommended to be worn with approx 1-2 inches of positive ease

Shown in size 36 1/2 inches with 2 1/2 inches of positive ease

Needles

US 3/3.25mm 16-inch circular needle

US 4/3.5mm 16, 24, and 32-inch circular needles

US 4/3.5mm set of dpn’s or long circular (if working magic loop for sleeves)

Yarn

Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:

1096 (1200, 1270, 1390, 1496, 1626, 1740) yards of MC, 70 (76, 80, 88, 94, 102, 110) yards of CC1, 82 (90, 95, 104, 112, 122, 130) yards of CC2, and 94 (102, 108, 118, 126, 138, 148) yards of CC3

Shown in Jumper Weight by Jamieson & Smith (100% Real Shetland Wool; 129yd 118m/25g)

Shade 202 (MC), Shade 1284 (CC1), Shade 78 (CC2), Shade 27 (CC3)

Notions

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Waste yarn or stitch holders (for holding live sts)

Gauge

26 sts and 36 rows= 4 inches in Stockinette st on US 4/3.5mm needle

Construction

This sweater is worked in one piece from the top down with a circular yoke. Sleeves and body are separated at the underarm. Short rows are used to shape the lower body.