Live Wire Sweater

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Live Wire Sweater Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

Long sleeve drop shoulder sweater with a simple slash neckline.
Chunky Ladder Ribbed hemlines prevent the top from creeping up when wearing.
Side slits enhance the different back and front lengths.
A beautiful open work textured stitch pattern gives the top an interesting visual effect and also lends towards good drape and movement.

Choose between a ribbed neckline finish or a simple slipped stitch neckline finish.

Pdf Pattern sizes include:
Small 81-87cms. Finished width at hips: 100cms
Med 92-97cms. Finished width at hips: 110cms
Large 102-107cms. Finished width at hips: 120cms
X-Large 112-117cms. Finished width at hips: 130cms
XX-Large 122-127cms. Finished width at hips: 140cms


26 stitches and 20 rows = 4" / 10cm


  • 5.00mm Knitting Needles
  • 6.00mm Knitting Needles
  • 7.00mm Knitting Needles
  • 5.00mm circular Knitting Needle
  • Adaquate size darning needle

Suggested yarn:

2600 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

100% Cotton or Cotton blend

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About Designer

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The Knitting Station was created as a spin off from working in the design and clothing industry for most of my life. I have never known a time when I was idly sitting without knitting needles in my hands when I was not at work in a garment factory or behind a sewing machine. Technically trained as a designer and pattern maker has brought me huge joy throughout my life.
From my work experience I ...

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