Aldous by Isabell Kraemer is knit seamlessly from the top down. Worked in stocking stitch it has a single Twisted Braid down the back of the sweater. Isabell is perhaps known for her use of short-rows in her designs, they add shape to the neckline making them fit beautifully!
Isabell has given instructions to knit Aldous with a straight body or an A-line.
Isabell knit her samples in Independence Wool Texas Tweed Lite and Q-lana QL ungeschminkt, both are sport weight yarns and may not be readily available. We love Retrosaria Vovó for this design.
Size: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)
finished bust circumference:
33.75 (37.5, 40.25, 43.25, 46.25)(51.25, 55, 58.5, 62.25)“
84.5 (93.5, 101, 108, 115.5)(128, 137, 146.5, 155.5) cm
Suggested ease: 2 - 4” (5 - 10 cm)
Sample is worn with approximately 4” (10 cm) positive ease at bust.
Yarn: Sport weight such as Retrosaria Vovó
Yardage: Option 1 (straight body, purple sample)
935 (996, 1072, 1133, 1225)(1351, 1458, 1598, 1707) yds
855 (910, 980, 1036, 1120)(1235, 1333, 1461, 1560) m
Option 2 (A-line, natural-beige sample)
985 (1045, 1121, 1188, 1280)(1411, 1524, 1663, 1778) yds
900 (955, 1025, 1086, 1170)(1290, 1393, 1520, 1625) m
Knitting Needles: 3.25mm / US 3 16” (40 cm) and 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for neck, body and sleeve ribbing. 3.75mm / US 5 16” (40 cm) and 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for body and sleeves.
Notions: stitch holder, stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 22sts & 34 rows = 10cm / 4" in stocking stitches after blocking
Knitting Knowledge: knit, purl, knitting in the round, short-rows
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Isabell Kraemer
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