ALANI - pdf -
ALANI - pdf -
ALANI is worked from the top down. The neckband is worked in [k1, p1] ribbing and features a button at the neckline. Neckline is shaped by german short rows. All cuffs are knit in [k1, p1] ribbing, and since it is knit top-down, it can be tried on at any point after dividing for the sleeves, allowing for easy adjustments to width and length.
The shown sample is worked with: BC Garn Semilla Cablé, col. 16 Thunder, 100% wool, 145 m pr. 50 g.
1 button approx. 0.5 in (1.25 cm) diameter.
Circular needles and DPNS (or magic loop) for the ribbings: US 6 (4,0 mm), for the body: US 7 (4,5 mm), or needle size required to obtain gauge, plus one spare needle.
XS - S - M1 - M2 - L - XL - 2XL - 3XL - 4XL - 5XL - 6XL
Yardage for the short sleeve top:
XS: 755 ( S: 800 / M1: 845 / M2: 890 / L: 935 / XL: 980 / 2XL: 1025 / 3XL: 1070 / 4XL: 1115 / 5XL: 1160 / 6XL: 1200 ) m.
XS: 830 ( S: 880 / M1: 925 / M2: 975 / L: 1025 / XL: 1070 / 2XL: 1120 / 3XL: 1170 / 4XL: 1220 / 5XL: 1265 / 6XL: 1315 ) yds.
XS: 6 ( S: 6 / M1: 6 / M2: 7 / L: 7 / XL: 7 / 2XL: 7 / 3XL: 8 / 4XL: 8 / 5XL: 8 / 6XL: 9 ) balls of Semilla Cablé by BC Garn
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 1 additional needle, waste yarn or stitch holder.
Top-down knitting, german short rows, slanted increases M1L / M1R kw and pw, decreases k2tog / ssk.