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Dayenu Sweater Knitting Pattern

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This is an intermediate sweater inspired by a knit by Ann Rothman, a Holocaust survivor, for her friend and fellow survivor, Helena Weinrauch.

This V-neck sweater with bishop sleeves is knitted bottom up, in the round, before separating for front and back at the underarm. The body of the sweater is done without shaping, The neck trim and sleeves are then picked up separately.

There are three options for the sleeves:
Version A. Full sweater and cuffs in DK merino, adding a strand of mohair to the DK merino for the sleeves.
Version B. Bodice and cuffs in DK merino, Suri held double only for the sleeves only.
Version C. Knit the full sweater in DK merino.

Size Information
Sizing is based on the largest part of your torso, which may not be your bust.
The recommended ease is +3.5” but this can be to your taste.
Sizes: XS(S, M, L, XL)(1XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)

Finished Measurements:
Chest/Bust: 32(36, 40, 44, 48)(52, 56, 60, 64, 68) inches
82(92, 102, 112, 122)(133, 143, 153, 163, 173) cm
Length: 21(21.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23.5)(25, 25, 26, 26, 27) inches
53.5(54.5, 54.5, 57, 60)(63.5, 63.5, 65.5, 65.5, 68) cm

Yarn
For Version A:
Rico Essentials 100% Merino Wool; 131yds/120m per 1.8oz;
Color: Cobalt Blue (29), 7(9, 10, 10)(10, 10,11, 11, 12) balls
Yardage: 910(1090, 1190, 1220, 1230)(1280, 1300, 1375, 1425, 1500) yds or 830(1000, 1088, 1116, 1125)(1170, 1188, 1260, 1300, 1350) m

Katia 50 Mohair Shades 67% mohair, 30% polyamide, 3%Wool; 218yds/200m per 20g;
Color: Blue (32), 1(1, 2, 2)(2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) tubes
Yardage: 200(220, 260, 300, 340)(380, 420, 460, 500, 540) yds or 185(200, 240, 275, 310)(350, 385, 420, 460, 500) m

For Version B:
Asylum Fibers Merino DK 100% SW Merino; 231yds/210m per 100g;
Color: Drink Me, 3(4, 4, 4)(4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) hanks
Yardage: 615(735, 800, 830, 875)(900, 940, 975, 1110, 1150) yds or 560(675, 730, 760, 800)(825, 860, 890, 1015, 1050) m

Asylum Fibers Suri Silk 74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Silk; 328yds/300m per 50g;
Color: Drink Me, 2(2, 2, 3, 3)(3, 4, 4, 5, 5) hanks
Yardage: 585(460, 640, 725, 860, 975)(1085, 1200, 1315, 1430) yds or 535(420, 585, 660, 785, 890)(995, 1100, 1200, 1300) m
Note: Alternating skeins when using hand dyed yarns is recommended to avoid pooling.

For Version C:
Rico Essentials 100% Merino Wool; 131yds/120m per 1.8oz;
Color: Cobalt Blue (29), 7(9, 9, 10)(10,10,10,11, 11, 12) balls
Yardage: 910(1090, 1190, 1220, 1230)(1280, 1300, 1375, 1425, 1500) or 830(1000, 1088, 1116, 1125)(1170, 1188, 1260, 1300, 1350) m

Thank you for supporting survivors
Your purchase of this pattern helps to support KAVOD, an organization that provides aid to Holocaust Survivors who have emergency day-to-day needs for food, medicine and household goods. With one-third of the 80,000 Holocaust Survivors living in poverty in the U.S., KAVOD serves to fill the gap as a secondary resource. 100% of all donations go to the Holocaust survivors the organization serves.

Knitting Hope will donate 20% of patterns sold to KAVOD. We thank you for not sharing or reproducing this pattern. More at www.kavodensuringdignity.com
For more information, see: http://www.knittinghope.com
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