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  • Arrival of the Birds

    Arrival of the Birds are available to pre-order for delivery in late March. Each kit includes John Arbon Yarnadelic and a Ravelry download code for the pattern.

    Arrival of the Birds Kits are available in the following sizes in XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL). It's recommended the wear with 3-10” / 7.5-25cm of positive ease as the bust. For example for 36" bust with 6" of positive ease you would knit medium.

    The finished bust measurements (shown in inches) for each size are as follows

    XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
    34.25" 37.25" 42.75" 45.75" 51.5" 54.25" 57.25" 62.75" 65.5"


    For a full schematic and measures see here.

    You will also need 

    • 3.25mm / US size 3 circular needles (varying cable lengths would be helpful to suit yoke, body and sleeves)
    • 2.75mm / US size 2 circular needles (varying cable lengths would be helpful to suit neckband, waistband and cuffs)
    • 1 marker
    • scrap yarn

    The sweater is worked seamlessly from the top-down. Short row shaping is incorporated to optimise the fit. The majority of the yoke features a stranded colourwork pattern which is worked from a chart. Once the yoke is completed, stitches are separated into body and sleeves, which are each worked separately and in the round. Stranded colourwork is incorporated into the upper body and sleeves. The lower body and sleeves are finished in stocking stitch using the main colour.

    John Arbon Yarnadelic are also available to purchase as individual skeins from our online shop.