Buchanan Street Sweater

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Buchanan Street Sweater Pattern

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Knitting: Buchanan Street Sweater
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit flat and in the round
  • Knit and purl
  • Cast on and bind off

Pattern Description:

A classic fitted sweater with pretty detailing at the shoulders. The slightly longer length is flattering and elegant, while twisted ribbing gives a neat and finished look. The recommended yarn is gorgeous undyed cashmere, adding a touch of luxury to a simple knit. This sweater is seamless, knitted from the top down, and has set in sleeves. Instructions for 10 sizes are given: to fit bust 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)". Guidance for altering the pattern for a perfect fit is given at the end of the pattern.

Gauge:

18 sts and 27 rows = 4" in stocking st with 4mm/ US 6 needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Measurements Bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)" Armpit to hem: 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26)" Waist 29 (31, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52)" Hem: 33 (35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 49, 53, 57)" Around top of sleeve: 12 (13, 14, 14, 15, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19)" Sleeve length from armpit: 14.5 (14.5, 15, 15, 15.5, 15.5, 17, 17, 17.5, 17.5)"

Materials:

  • Devon Fine Fibres Cashmere DK 8, (8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20) skeins. Total meterage: 715 (800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1210, 1325, 1510, 1700, 1910)m Total yardage: 785 ( 880, 990, 1100, 1205, 1330, 1450, 1660, 1860, 2100) yards.
  • One 4mm / US 6 40"/100cm circular needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn, 2 detachable stitch markers, spare 40" circular needle (size 4mm / US 6 or smaller).

Suggested yarn:

785 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Devon Fine Fibres Cashmere DK

Colorway:

Undyed

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a knitting and spinning obsessive. Too stubborn to follow a knitting pattern so started making up my own! I'm a total maths geek too (hence the shop name, it's a reference to Fermat's Little Theorem). Finished my PhD in Algebraic Geometry in the summer and now I'm training to be a maths teacher in beautiful Edinburgh. The dream is to one day own my own wool shop or rare breed sheep farm, ...

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