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The Fibre Co.

Lowther Worsted Knitting Pattern

Lowther is a versatile cardigan for all genders, designed by Lotta H Löthgren for The Fibre Co. Cumbria Worsted. It is knitted seamlessly from the top-down with short-row set-in sleeves and an elegant twisted stitch detail used on the shoulders, sleeves, back and front edges.

Size: The given sizes are called Sizes 1-9 and are recommended to fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132: 137-142: 147-152: 157-162) cm (30-32 (34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52: 54-56: 58-60: 62-64) in) Models are wearing a Size 3.
Recommended Ease: 2-12 cm (1 - 3") positive ease.
Measurements:
Chest Circumference (at underarm): 86 (95: 104: 114: 125: 140: 150: 160: 170) cm (34 (37.5: 41: 45: 49.25: 55: 59: 63: 67) in)
Length (from shoulder at neck edge): 59.5 (61.5: 61.5: 64: 64: 66.5: 67.5: 69.5: 70) cm (23.5 (24.25: 24.25: 25: 25: 26: 26.5: 27.5: 27.5) in)
Sleeve Length (from underarm): 46 (47: 48: 48: 50: 52: 52: 53: 53) cm (18 (18.5: 19: 19: 19.75: 20.5: 20.5: 21: 21) in)
Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cumbria (60% merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair; 218 m (238 yd) per 100g skein) in shade – Blencathra 5 5: 5: 6: 6: 7: 7: 8: 8 hanks. Our yardage given includes enough to knit an 8” x 8” tension swatch.
Needles:
1 pair 3.5mm (US 4) needles, 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round. 1 pair 4.5mm (US 7) needles (or size to obtain gauge), 4.5mm (US 7) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round (or size to obtain gauge)
Notions: 5 x 2 cm (0.75 in) buttons, waste yarn or stitch holders, stitch markers (removable) and a darning needle
Designer: Lotta H Löthgren
Pattern Format: PDF download