This listing is for the Aurora Sweater PDF pattern download:
**This is the written instructions for knitting your own sweater. The pattern will be provided for download. You will not receive an actual sweater. No refunds can be given on downloaded patterns**
The Aurora Sweater is a simple, top down, raglan sweater with beautiful eyelet details at the raglan increases. Designed to be quite fitted with 1-5” (2-12cm) positive ease, however, if you wish to have a roomier sweater, you can apply up to 10-12” (25-30cm) of positive ease.
The sizes given are finished bust size (measured at the widest point) so just apply your chosen ease to your bust measurement and then choose the nearest size.
Sizes: XXS, XS, S (M, L, XL) 2XL, 3XL, 4XL
Bust(inches): 28, 32, 36 (40, 44, 48) 52, 56, 60
Bust(cm): 71, 81, 91 (101, 112, 122) 132, 142, 152
Recommended Ease: 1-5” / 2-12cm
Gauge: 16 stitches and 24 rows to 10cm / 4” stocking stitch, lightly blocked, using 5mm (US8) needles
Note: Gauge is more important than needle size. Please swatch and block to determine the correct size needles to give you gauge.
Needles: 4.5mm (US7) 32” or 40” circular needles and 4.5mm (US7) DPN’s or magic loop for ribbing 5mm (US8) 32” or 40” circular needles and 5mm (US8) DPN’s or magic loop for main.
Yarn Requirements: One strand of fingering weight yarn held double with one strand of Suri Alpaca Silk or Silk Mohair lace weight. This can be substituted for DK or Worsted weight, or two strands of fingering weight yarn as long as the correct gauge can be achieved.
Yarn Used as Shown in Main Picture: One strand of Tiny Teal Handcrafted Single Ply Merino (366m per 100g) held double with one strand of Tiny Teal Handcrafted Baby Suri Alpaca Silk (300m per 50g) held double throughout.
The estimated meterage is calculated as the pattern is written. You can easily change the length of the body or sleeves to suit your personal style, however, please be aware that this may increase the amount of yarn needed.
Meterage / Yardage Required:
620, 670, 720 (790, 860, 930) 1000, 1100, 1200 meters
680, 740, 790 (870, 950, 1020) 1100, 1210, 1320 yards
Please note if using fingering weight held together with alpaca or mohair, or fingering weight held double, the required meterage is per strand.
There are two kits available for the Aurora Sweater - Merino / Alpaca and DK weight. Please see the patterns and kits section of the website for more details.