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(6) Name: 'Knitting : GreenRidge

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting flat
  • Knitting in the round
  • Slip stitches
  • Wrap and turn
  • Picking up stitches
  • Cable cast on
  • 3-needle bind off
  • Buttonholes

Pattern Description:

GreenRidge is a short sleeve pullover knit from the bottom up. The waist band is knit in the round and the body is knit back and forth with a buttonband picked up and knit after the body is complete. The sleeves are knit from the armhole down to the ribbing with short rows to shape the sleeve cap. The color-work is created using slip stitches and only one color of yarn is used per row.


5.5 sts and 10 rows to 1 inch in Textured Tweed Stitch on US7 (4.5mm) needles (22 sts and 24 rows in 4")

5.75 sts and 9 rows to 1 inch in K1, P1 ribbing on US5 (3.75mm) needles (23 sts and 36 rows in 4")

5 sts and 7 rows to 1 inch in stockinette knit in the round on US6 (4mm) needles (20 sts and 28 rows in 4")

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust circumference of 31 (33, 34.5, 37, 39, 41, 42.5, 45) inches
  • Finished length of 19.5 (19.5, 19.75, 20, 20.5, 20.75, 20.75, 21) inches
  • Intended to have 0 to 1" of positive ease


  • Size US5 (3.75mm) 24" (or 32" for larger sizes) circular needle for ribbing (worked in the round)
  • Size US6 (4.0mm) circular needle or double points to knit sleeve in the round
  • Size US7 (4.5mm) 32" (or 40" for larger sizes) circular needle for body, knit flat
  • Size US7 (4.5mm) needle for 3 Needle Bind Off

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 Stitch Markers
  • 6 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • 7 -5/8" buttons

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince and Co. Chickadee


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I love all things fiber related. When I was a small girl I decided I wanted to play with my mom’s sewing machine and put the machine needle through my finger to “see what would happen”. This was the ...

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