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Aztec Mazes

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aztec Mazes
Aztec Mazes
Aztec Mazes
Aztec Mazes
Aztec Mazes
Aztec Mazes

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increasing/decreasing, seaming

Pattern Description:

A casual-fitting sweater in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with slightly-dropped shoulder, easy gansey neck, and torso shaping. Body is knit in a fascinating knit/purl maze pattern, accented with cable panels. Sweater is worked in the round to the underarm, then split to work the front and back yokes flat. Sleeves are knit flat and seamed.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.


20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches on larger needles in stockinette stitch (unblocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 35(38, 42.25, 46.75, 51, 55.5, 59.75) inches/89(96.5, 107.5, 118.5, 131, 141, 152) cm in circumference at chest (washed and blocked) to fit with 2-4 inches of ease


  • 1100(1200, 1325, 1475, 1600, 1750, 1900) yds/1000(1100, 1225, 1350, 1475, 1600, 1725) m of high-twist sport yarn that knits to the pattern gauge
  • size US6 (4.00 mm) circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
  • size US4 (3.5 mm) circular needle (or two sizes smaller than body needle) for hem ribbing, sleeve cuffs, and neck trim (16-inch/40 cm needle or DPNs needed for neck)

Suggested yarn:

1900 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Briar Rose Legend

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