Caora Sweater

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Caora Sweater Pattern


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Knitting: Caora Sweater
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Pattern Details:

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Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl
  • Knit using magic loop

Pattern Description:

A simple sweater with chunky garter stitch accents to show off your handspun yarn. The yarn shown is handspun from handcarded batts available from my Etsy shop Caora Fibres, The sweater is worked in the round from the top down with raglan sleeves. Instructions are given for a wide range of sizes. The pattern assumes use of the magic loop technique.


14sts and 24 rows = 4" with 5.5mm / US 9 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)" Length armpit to hem: 18 (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28)" Sleeve length underarm to cuff: 16 (16, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 20)"


  • Handspun yarn with gauge 14sts = 4" Total meterage: 660 (745, 825, 915, 1010, 1110, 1210, 1430, 1610, 1800) m Total yardage: 725 (815, 905, 1000, 1105, 1215, 1325, 1565, 1760, 1970) yards.
  • One 5.5mm/US 9 100cm/40" circular needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • Two long pieces of waste yarn, 4 detachable stitch markers, 5.5mm/ crochet hook, (optional) small buttons.

Suggested yarn:

725 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Handspun yarn

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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