Niobe Jumper knitting pattern
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This jumper is worked in the round and bottom up, then split for sleeves and worked flat. The underarms are seamed and back grafted. A pretty lace pattern is worked across both sleeves as well as the top of front and back. Sleeves, neckline and body are hemmed with a seed stitch edge.
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (7 balls of yarn)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (7 balls of yarn)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (8 balls of yarn)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/40″ bust (9 balls of yarn)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (9 balls of yarn)
Yarn: Sports/DK weight. Original sample is knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs Fine yarn, 100% alpaca, 116m/50g.
Tension: 18 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using 5mm needles.
Needles: 5mm straight or circular needles. Although the jumper is worked flat circular needles are recommended due to the amount of stitches at the widest point. 5mm small ciruclar needles (40-60cm) neckline.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.