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The Fibre Co.

Eartha Bee Knitting Pattern

Get this pattern free when you purchase The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering. Simply contact us with your order number, telling us the name of the pattern you'd like and we'll email you the pattern.

Eartha Bee by Sarah Hatton is a timeless cardigan that completes any handmade wardrobe. Knitted in pieces and seamed for stability, it features integral twisted rib front edges for a clean and simple finish. The mohair in The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering gives the fabric a soft halo that will be welcome on cooler spring days.

Size: To fit bust: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132) cm (30-32 (34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52)"
Recommended Ease: The cardigan is intended to fit with 7.5 cm (3 in) of positive ease, measured around the chest. The sample is shown in the second size.
Measurements:
Bust (at underarm): 88 (98: 108: 117: 127: 137) cm (35.5 (39: 43: 47: 51: 54.5)" 
Length (from shoulder): 54 (55: 56.5: 57.5: 59: 60.5) cm (21 (21.5: 22: 22.5: 23: 23.5)" 
Sleeve seam: 45 cm (17.75")
Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (60% merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair; 300 m (328 yd) per 100 g hank) in White Heather – 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.
Needles:3 pair 3mm (US 2.5) needles (or size to obtain gauge)
Tension/Gauge:29 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st using 3mm (US 2.5) needles.
Designer: Sarah Hatton
Pattern Format: PDF download