Donna Druchunas escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research and writing. She is the author of Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty ...
Donna Druchunas escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research and writing. She is the author of Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty Knits and Ethnic Knitting Exploration: Lithuania, Iceland, and Ireland. She teaches workshops around the world on topics such as rug knitting, spinning and dyeing, Lithuanian socks, Japanese sweaters and Norwegian pullovers. Donna lives in a 150 year old New England farm house in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with her husband, mother and three cats, who all help her test the usability and comfort of her finished knitted items. Visit Donna's website and online store at www.sheeptoshawl.com.View all patterns by designer (28) »
Knitted in a simple check pattern with garter-stitch welts, neck trim, and cuffs, this sweater is simple enough that you will be able to relax as you knit. If youve never worked with all-over knit-and-purl stitch patterns, this sweater is a good first project for trying out this design technique.
Simple texture patterns: all-over and horizontal bands.
Lower body worked in the round with bottom welts,
and upper body sections worked back and forth.
Relaxed body fit and wide sleeves y Square neckline, with finishing trim knitted all-in-one with body.
Sleeves knitted from texture-stitch lower edge to shoulder and sewn on.
5 stitches and 7 rows to the inch (20 stitches and 28 rows to 10 cm).