A close fitting pullover with a short funnel neck and long, slim sleeves; worked in stockinette stitch with ottoman rib edging. The design is available in five sizes, one size per pattern.
Please Note: This pattern is sold as a PDF download and may not be returned. It is not available as a printed pattern. The General Notes and Techniques for this pattern are contained in The Companion, which is delivered along with the pattern.
bespoke from Catherine Lowe:
1660 (1860, 2000, 2200, 2420) yds/1510 (1700, 1820, 2000, 2200) m of Merino #5 or Alpaca #6
Note: the pattern offers additional yarn options.
0 US/2.0 mm, 4 US/3.5 mm through 7 US/4.5 mm
Please refer to the pattern for complete information regarding needle size, type and length.
crochet hook: C/2.5 mm
knitter's pins: 12 dozen
- FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
underarm: 30.5 (34.5, 38.5, 42.5, 46.5)"/77 (88, 98, 108, 118) cm
length from high shoulder: 20.875 (21.625, 22.675, 23.125, 23.625)"/53 (56, 58, 59, 60) cm
Mantova is intended to be worn with +2-4" of ease.
stockinette stitch: 6 stitches and 8 rows = 1"/2.54 cm
FABRICATION AND CONSTRUCTION NOTES
The garment pieces are worked flat from the bottom up, including the edging; the neckbands are picked up and worked after the initial blocking; the shoulder construction extends through the top of the neckbands to create the funnel neck.