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afterparty // astrid for laine magazine

afterparty // astrid for laine magazine

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we are so happy to be part of laine magazine issue 6 with the design afterparty ! 

thank you to the laine team !

the original yarn kit for the afterparty sweater is in our le cashmere & lambswool. the original colors (dark grey in our le cashmere & lambswool) are in pre-order for mid/late november, but we have le cashmere & lambswool in grey brown, medium grey, light grey and light pink.

you can also knit the afterparty sweater in our petit lambswool where the color choice is much bigger and you can choose between our 30 beautiful colors !

the pullover has a slight A-formed shape and colorwork at the cuffs and yoke that can be adapted to your own preferred color choices. it is worked seamlessly from the bottom up, in the round in our biches & bûches le cashmere & lambswool. 

the original yarn is biches & bûches le cashmere & lambswool in dark grey as the main color and the colorwork is in grey brown.

The pattern is in the laine magazine issue 6 !

the color combinations :
01_original colors (cashmere & lambswool)
02_custom colors (cashmere & lambswool) : you can choose any 2 colors of our "le cashmere & lambswool". you can see all of the shades on the wool product page and just fill out the form below.
03_original colors (petit lambswool) : (the grey brown is in pre-order)
04_custom colors (petit lambswool) : you can choose any 2 colors of our "le petit lambswool". you can see all of the shades on the wool product page and just fill out the form below.

the original wool : it is the biches & bûches "le cashmere & lambswool", a natural and 82% lambswool with 12% cashmere made in scotland.
for the knitting needles, astrid has used : 3.5 mm / US 4 double pointed needles +  circular needles - which you can find in our tool shop !

kit sizes : each size has its kit !
pattern sizes :S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) (measurements below) (all sizes are detailed in the pattern !)

the knitting kit: your kit contains the wool in the chosen colors and for your chosen size (without the pattern, which is in Laine Magazine issue 6) + the little biches & bûches knitting pouch.

skill level : 2 out of 5
techniques : knit stitch + purl stitch + colorwork (fair isle)

construction : the sweater is knit from the bottom up, in the round, in stocking / stockinette stitch. it features a stranded yoke and a pattern at the cuffs.

dimensions of the finished pullover : 
finished chest measurements:
S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL = 37 (40, 44.25, 47.25, 51, 54.5)” / 92.5 (100, 111, 118, 127.5, 136.5) cm

full body length :
23.75, 23.75, 24.25, 24.75, 26.25, 26.75” / 60, 60, 61.5, 63, 66.5, 68 cm

the sample was knit in size M with 4–6” / 10–15 cm of positive ease

how to determine your size : you can take your favorite knitted sweater, worked in a yarn similar to the one you are considering, and measure its dimensions. it may not have the exact same shape, but it will give you an idea of the size to choose ! a sweater in thin wool is often designed a little loose, so it is best to choose a slightly larger than smaller size, and the biches & bûches designs are actually not intended to be worn tight <3

designed by astrid at the biches & bûches atelier

photographs by laine magazine and Caroline for biches & bûches

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