Rainbow Hearts for Grown-ups

DESIGNED BY ELIZABETH SULLIVAN

Pattern Sizing and Materials

An adult version of our popular kid's Rainbow Heart Sweater pattern, because grown-ups need rainbow hearts too! This non-gendered sweater is knit seamlessly from the top down with compound raglan shaping and a stranded colourwork pattern of rainbow hearts. The pattern is written for eight sizes with a finished chest range of 35¼-70¾" and includes options to lengthen the body and sleeves for tall sizes. Each size has its own set of easy-to-follow charts with the shaping included.

This sweater is designed to be worn with 2-6"/5-15cm of ease. Size 50½"/ 126.5cm is shown modeled with approximately 5-6"/13-15cm positive ease.

This pattern is also available as part of the Rainbow Hearts for Everyone Collection.

Craft: Knitting

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Sizing and Materials

Finished Measurements
Chest: 35¼ (40½, 45½, 50½, 55½, 60¾, 65¾, 70¾)"
Length: 24¾ (25, 25½, 26, 26¼, 26½, 27¼, 28)" or desired length. Pattern includes option to lengthen for tall sizes.

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn: 750 (840, 945, 1060, 1160, 1225, 1330, 1445) yds/685 (770, 865, 970, 1060, 1120, 1215, 1320)m in MC, 65 (70, 80, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110) yds/60 (65, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100)m each in 6 rainbow colours

Note: For tall sizes, add an extra 35 (35, 35, 45, 45, 55, 55, 60) yds/30 (30, 30, 40, 40, 50, 50, 55)m in MC; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins in Fog.

Needles
Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 16"/40cm long
Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 32-48"/80-120cm long
Size 7 (4.5mm) set of double-pointed needles

Notions
Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
19 sts and 24 rnds = 4"/10cm in Rainbow Heart pattern and Stockinette stitch, worked in the rnd, after wet blocking.

Featured Yarn

 

Sample shown in Sweet Paprika Winfield, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Fog (MC), and one Winfield Rainbow Set (set of six 2oz/55g mini-skeins).


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