Centripetal Pattern


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Centripetal Pattern

Pattern Details

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Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Short rows (I'll show you how! - and make it easy!)
  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • Cables
  • Read a chart (don't worry - you'll be fine!)

Pattern Description:

Centripetal is a universally flattering and fashion-forward sweater that is surprisingly fast and easy-to-knit. The back and sleeves are knit flat using simple increases and decreases, and the rest of the sweater is a large, flat circle created using short rows to build a series of cabled wedges.

Short rows making you squeamish? Try the German Short Row Method to maintain your flow and eliminate that
pesky wrapping and turning. Video tutorial on my blog: http://laurendahl.com/centripetal

PS - This is not designed as a maternity sweater, but it will work great as one since it can be worn open or fastened above the bump. :)




  • KnitPicks Biggo (or similar) yarn - 880-1200yards

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

KnitPicks Biggo

About Designer

About Designer

laurendahl on craftsy.com

Hi! I'm Lauren - stay-at-home-mommy to Harper and wifey-extraordinaire to Scott. I left my fast-paced life in advertising and real estate to do something MUCH more fun - design knitting and sewing patterns for you! :) You can learn more about me by visiting my blog at http://www.laurendahl.com. Be sure to say "Hi!" when you stop by!

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