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I engage in many crafts including knitting, spinning, crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery.

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Jane

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Knitting in the round with dpns/circular ndls
  • Increases/decreases
  • [Chart-based] stranded colorwork techniques
  • Basic sweater construction

Pattern Description:

Jane is a top-down pullover in six sizes knit seamlessly in the round with hybrid yoke/raglan construction. It features a stranded colorwork yoke and garter stitch columns on the sides. Shaping is achieved with darts in the back of the sweater. Use your favorite color for the contrast edging at the neck and 3?4 sleeves. The sweater is worn with minimal positive ease. The pullover shown uses 8 colors with only 2 colors worked at a time. A simplified 2-color chart is also provided. Pattern was tech edited by Joeli Caparco.


Gauge After Blocking
28 sts / 43 rnds = 4"/ 10cm in St st on #3 (3.25mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit: 32(36,40,44,48,52)" / 81(91,102,112,122,132)cm
  • Actual bust measurement: 33(37,41,45,49,53)" / 84(94,104,114,124,135)cm
  • Sweater shown in 32" size. Worn with 1" / 2.5cm positive ease


  • #2 (3.0mm) 24" circular needle
  • #3 (3.25mm) 24" circular needle
  • #2 (3.0mm) dpns or long circular for sleeves (optional)
  • #3 (3.25mm) dpns or long circular for sleeves (optional)
  • MC (White): fingering weight yarn, approx 1200(1300,1550,1800,2100,2400)yds / 1097(1189,1417,1646,1920, 2195)m
  • CC1 (Pink): fingering weight yarn, approx 40(50,55,60,65,70)yds / 37(46,50,50,55,59,64)m
  • CC2 (Dark Purple): fingering weight yarn, approx 25(30,35,40,40,45)yds / 23(27,32,37,37,41)m
  • CC3 (Light Purple): fingering weight yarn, approx 20(25,30,30,35,35)yds / 18(23,27,27,32,32)m
  • CC4 (Yellow): fingering weight yarn, approx 20(25,30,30,35,35)yds / 18(23,27,27,32,32)m
  • CC5 (Green): fingering weight yarn, approx 15(20,20,25,25,30)yds / 14(18,18,23,23,27)m
  • CC6 (Blue): fingering weight yarn, approx 20(25,30,30,35,35)yds / 18(23,27,27,32,32)m
  • CC7 (Orange): fingering weight yarn, approx 10(15,15,15,20,20)yds / 9(14,14,14,18,18)m
  • If using one CC: fingering weight yarn, approx 150(165,215,230,255,270)yds / 137(151,197,210,233,247)m

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 sets of stitch markers, 4 for the end of round/raglan shaping and 2 for the back dart shaping
  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn or stitch holders for sleeve stitches

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