Georgia

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Georgia Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Somewhere between a summer jacket and cozy cardigan, Georgia is for a woman on the go. Knit in soft organic cotton, with handy pockets for your keys and phone, Georgia is a summer wardrobe staple that can go wherever you go. Whether you throw it on over your bathing suit or drape it over a dress, wear it with jeans or dress it up with pearls, you'll always look sharp.

While Georgia isn't a difficult knit, it does require paying attention, since there are lots of moving parts, but that's what makes it fun and satisfying. First, the pocket linings are knit in advance, and then the bodice is worked all-in-one piece to the underarm. From here, backs and fronts are worked separately to the neck, and then the sleeves are worked separately and set-in. After the shoulder seams are joined, the front bands and collar are worked to finish off the sweater.

Gauge:

20 stitches/ 30 rows = 4"/10cm in Stockinette St

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
  • Chest circumference (buttoned) 32.5 (36.25, 41, 45.75, 47, 51.75, 57.75, 59, 63.75) inches/ 82.5 (92, 104, 116, 119.5, 131.5, 146.5, 150, 162)cm
  • Hip circumference 39.75 (43.5, 48.25, 53, 54.25, 59, 62.5, 63.75, 68.5) inches/ 101 (110.5, 122.5, 134.5, 138, 150, 159, 162, 174)cm
  • Length 24.25 (24.75, 25.25, 25.25, 26, 26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.5) inches/ 61.5 (63, 64, 64, 66, 66, 66.5, 67.5, 67.5)cm

Materials:

  • 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 15) skeins Blue Sky Alpacas Skinny Dyed 100% organically grown cotton: 150 yds/ 137m per 65g skein; color squash or approx 1200, 1310, 1470, 1610, 1735, 1895, 2035, 3145, 2235) yds/ 1095 (1200, 11345, 1470, 1585, 1735, 1860, 1960, 2045)m of DK weight yarn
  • Size 6 US/ 4.5mm and 7 US/ 5mm circular needles (or size to obtain gauge) of 36 inch/ 90cm (or preferred) length
  • 7 buttons 5/8"/ 15 mm diameter or desired size

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, and tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Lori Versaci is the designer behind VERSACIKNITS. Interested in the use and mixture of texture, shape and finishing details, Lori has introduced classic garments with a fashion twist since 2009. Lori works from studios in New Jersey and Maine, where she also enjoys yoga, sailing, her four children, three dogs and husband (not necessarily in that order). You can find out more about VERSACIKNITS on ...

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