Berroco Adara Cashmere Pullover Kit PRE-ORDER

PRE-ORDER KIT (see below for details)

As soon as I saw Adara I thought "Hello sweetie, you're going to be my next favourite sweater!" Then I swatched with the yarn and I KNEW it. Berroco Lucca is a new blend of cashmere and cotton, and it is so soft and buttery - I have a feeling that once you put this sweater on you'll never want to take it off (you may even want to make another in a different colour). It isn't just a perfect closet staple, its the sweater of your heart.

The design features all-over garter stitch with slightly leafy looking lace panels up the sides and arms. Rolled edges finish things off and add a modern, simple polish. Adara is worked flat in pieces and seamed (seams give a sweater stability and structure, which is helpful with a fibre blend of cashmere and cotton ... if you're going to spend the time and money to make a cashmere sweater, it should be beautiful too). The lace pattern is charted.


If you love this pattern but the yarn is a little too precious, we can work with you to make up a kit for you in another yarn. Worsted Weight yarns like Berroco Vintage, Cascade 220 Superwash  or Malabrigo Rios will work well.  


The Yarn

Berroco Lucca is a luxurious, soft and buttery yarn made in Italy from a blend of premium cashmere and cotton. It has beautiful stitch definition and soft drape, and it's perfect for making just about anything you want to touch your skin (sweaters, shawls & wraps, cowls, hats, scarves, mitts, blankets - you name it. The colour is very delicately marled, giving the finished knit a bit of subtle dimension while still keeping that classic cashmere look. Lucca is definitely a yarn you'll want to come back to over and over again ... I'm so convinced of this that this kit includes the entire Digital eBook: Berroco no. 426 Lucca (you're going to want to make more).

Lucca is worsted weight and normally knits 20sts/4"(10cm) on 4.5mm/US7 needles. Lucca is machine washable (not often something a cashmere does well), but lay it flat to dry.  

      Size

      • Bust: (36, 40, 44) [48, 52, 56] {60, 64, 68}" / (91.5, 101.5, 112) [122, 132, 142] {152.5, 162.5, 173} cm
      • Length: (23, 23½, 23½) [24, 24, 24½] {25, 25½, 26}" / (58.5, 59.5, 59.5) [61, 61, 62] {63.5, 65, 66} cm
      • Shown in size 40" / 101.5 cm. Recommended ease: 2–4" / 5–10 cm positive ease.

      Gauge

      • 18 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Garter St on larger needles
      • 20 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm over Sleeve Chart on larger needles
      • 15 sts = 3" / 7.5 cm over Body Chart on larger needles

      Kit Includes

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      Pre-Order

      These kits are a SPECIAL-ORDER - we aren’t stocking them in the store on a regular basis, but you have the option to order them at any time (it will be available to purchase as long as the manufacturer makes it available to us). Your kit will ship or be available for pick-up once it arrives, and we will contact you. If you need your kit for a specific date please let us know and we can find out if it’s feasible. 


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