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Cornelia Sweater

from Deirdre Lejeune Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cornelia Sweater
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Cornelia Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • bind off
  • knit
  • purl
  • Other techniques (three-needle bind off, picking up stitches, ...) are explained in the pattern.

Pattern Description:

Cornelia, a simple yet stylish garter stitch pullover, is your perfect first sweater project. The lovely puff sleeves create a soft and feminine look. The knitter has a choice between elbow-length and full-length sleeves. Both options have detailed instructions. The pattern walks you through all the steps of knitting a proper garment and gives you lots of helpful hints and advice.

Cornelia is knitted flat from the bottom up, and then seamed together. After the shoulder seams are joined with a three-needle bind-off, stitches are picked up to knit the neckband in the round.

A worsted weight yarn with a fair amount of wool will work best. Avoid yarns with little or no elasticity like cotton, linen, silk and alpaca.

For a pullover with elbow length sleeves, you will need:
1210, (1300, 1370, 1450, 1560, 1670, 1770, 1880) yd
1100, (1180, 1250, 1330, 1420, 1520, 1620, 1720) m

For a pullover with long sleeves, you will need:
1320, (1420, 1500, 1590, 1700, 1820, 1930, 2050) yd
1210, (1290, 1370, 1450, 1550, 1660, 1760, 1870) m

Gauge:

19 sts and 38 rows = 4" / 10 cm in garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Available in sizes 32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46
  • chest/bust at underarm: 34, (36 3/4, 38 1/4, 40, 42 1/4, 44 1/4, 46, 48 1/2) in / 85.5, (91.5, 96, 100, 106.5, 110.5, 114.5, 121) cm
  • finished length: 21, (21 1/2, 22, 22 1/4, 22 1/2, 22 3/4, 23, 23 1/4) in / 53.5, 54.5, 56, 56.5, 57, 58, 58.5, 59) cm

Materials:

  • US size 6 / 4 mm needles
  • US size 8 / 5 mm needles or size to obtain correct gauge
  • US size 6 / 4 mm 16" / 40 cm circular needle
  • US size G / 4 mm crochet hook (for picking up stitches for the neckband)
  • 4 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • 8 removable stitch markers or waste yarn

Suggested yarn:

1210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Annell Malmedy / Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash / Classic Elite Yarns Liberty Wool
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Beginner
Knitting
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Women, Girls
Sweater
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My mother divided the women in our community into two distinct groups: those who like to clean things and those who like to make things. Looking at our house, it was not hard to figure out which ...

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