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Coracle was Amy's sweater for the 2014 SSKAL, and represents the kind of sweaters she most likes to wear in the warmer months - light, drapey, and comfortably relaxed. Its 3/4 sleeves, wide neckline, and mid-hip length all work gloriously with the front's all-over mesh pattern to create a lighter-than-air, ultra-comfortable "sweatshirt" sweater.
The sample was worked in Rowan's TrueSilk yarn, a 100% silk chainette construction yarn that has great elasticity and utterly glorious drape. There are plenty of seams in this sweater to counteract the silk's drape and the sweater's relaxed fit - the result is stunning. This sweater includes waist shaping worked on the back only, which relaxes the garment's fit even more and allows for a smooth, unbroken lace front.
When choosing yarn for your version of Coracle, please choose fibers with good drape and sheen if you'd like your sweater to look like the sample.
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Pictured in hourglass silhouette. Also available in straight silhouette. Please see our page on silhouettes for a full explanation of silhouettes in Customfit.
Coracle uses the following design choices:
- Style: pullover
- Silhouettes: Pictured in hourglass silhouette. Also available in straight silhouette.
- Length: Medium-hip length
- Sleeves: Three-quarter-length tapered sleeve
- Neck style: Wide scoop neck
- Neck depth: 1"/2.5 cm below armhole-shaping start
- Hem edging and height: 2x2 Ribbing, 2½"/6.5 cm
- Sleeve edging and height: 2x2 Ribbing, 2"/5 cm
- Neck edging and height: 2x2 Ribbing, 2"/5 cm