Fall's Favorite Pattern

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Fall's Favorite Pattern

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Read row-by-row instructions for lacework
  • Short rows

Pattern Description:

This pattern uses both side-to-side and bottom-up constructions. The main body is worked side-to-side with a leaf edging worked as you go. Then stitches are picked up and a simple lace mesh pattern forms the yoke. Sleeve stitches are pick-up around armholes and worked top-down using short row shaping to create a set in sleeve with no seams. The front is finished by picking up and then immediately binding off stitches to create a narrow cord that creates just a little swing. The yoke mesh doubles as buttonholes for the 3 small buttons used at the top. This is a perfect transitional sweater and using superwash sock yarn makes it easy to care for! It will be your new favorite layering piece. Select your size based on the amount of ease you prefer.

Gauge:

23 st and 34 r = 4"/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SM, M L, XL, XXL (38, 42, 46, 50, 56)"
  • SM uses 2 skeins (437 yds) fingering yarn
  • M and L use 3 skeins (437 yds) fingering yarn
  • XL and XXL use 4 skeins (437 yds) fingering yarn

Materials:

  • US 4 - 3.5 mm US 6 - 4.0 mm needles
  • Stitch Marker
  • Row counter
  • tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 small buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sample uses Heritage Hand Paints Sock yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Venus2blue on craftsy.com

I retired from teaching several years ago to help my daughter with daycare. Her 3 boys keep me busy during the day but my nights are all mine! I enjoy teaching knitting at my LYS and designing knitwear. You can find me on Ravelry as onlygrandsons.

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