The sweater is worked seamlessly from the top-down. Start working the collar and then cast on stitches for the shoulders to work the back with the colorwork from the chart for the length of the armhole. Pick up the shoulder sts and shape the front neck with short rows. Work the front with the colorwork from the chart for the length of the armhole. Join the body to work in rounds down to the bottom ribbing. Pick up the sleeves sts to work the sleeves in rounds.
The sweater is best worn with at least (16-24 cm) (6.25 – 9.5 in) of positive ease at the bust. Shown in Size M with 24 cm (9.5 in) of positive ease.
APPROX. YARN REQUIREMENTS MC in m/yds: 545/596 (545/596, 545/596, 654/715, 654/715, 654/715) CC in m/yds: 150–220/165-240 of a similar yarn. of a similar yarn. Number of skeins of Alpaca 2 in CC: 1 Or m/yds: 150–220/165-240 of a similar yarn.
GAUGE: 26 sts x 36 rs/rds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 in Stst on main needle after blocking