Classic Designs for the Modern Knitter

Elemental Boatneck

Interweave released their Summer 2009 preview today. The issue hits newstands May 5.  I designed the Elemental Boatneck using Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy, one of my favorite yarns.

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Finished Size 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference. Sweater measures 38", modeled with plenty of positive ease. Yarn Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy (41% cotton, 34% hemp, 25% modal; 154 yd [142 m]/50 g): #017 vivid green, 6 (6, 7, 8, 9) skeins. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever. Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" and 26" circulars (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): 26" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); waste yarn or stitch holders; tapestry needle. Gauge 24 sts and 38 rnds/rows = 4" in linen st on larger needle; 24 sts and 27 rows = 4" in lace patt on larger needle.