A top-down Icelandic-inspired stranded yoke sweater. This pullover is worked seamlessly from the top down, starting with a simple rolled neckline. The yoke is knit in stranded color work, then short row shaping is added to the back of the sweater to shape the shoulders and neckline. Gentle waist shaping makes for a flattering, feminine fit.
Ravelry: Project Gallery for Riddari pattern by Védís Jónsdóttir for Ístex
This round-yoked sweater is worked seamlessly from the top down. First some short-rows are worked back and forth to create a higher back neck and then the round-yoke is worked top down with a cute ‘bubbly’ color work band to sleeve separation. Some last short-rows are worked to finish the yoke shaping right before sleeve stitches are placed on hold, then the body is worked down to the brioche stitch hem. Sleeves are worked top down to the brioche stitch cuffs last.Sample is size S worn with…