Megan's Sweater

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Megan's Sweater Pattern

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Knitting: Megan's Sweater
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • bind off
  • basic increasing
  • basic decreasing

Pattern Description:

Inspired by a sweater Megan Draper wears during Season 5 of Mad Men, this tunic pays homage to the subtle texture and simplicity of the 1960's while presenting a great canvas for Malabrigo's gorgeous, hand dyed yarns. Worked in one piece from the bottom up and seamed down the sides, this sweater works up in a snap; the stockinette portions can even be worked on a knitting machine, if you have one handy! The A-line shape is flattering to a wide variety of body types, and negative ease around the bust area ensures a sexy silhouette without sacrificing a bit of comfort. Want to turn it into a minidress? Tips on modifying are included in the pattern.

Shown in size S, modeled with 4 inches of negative ease in bust

Gauge:

15 sts /23 rows = 4" in Stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X) To fit 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50)" bust
  • Bust: 26.5 (30, 33, 36.5, 42.5, 43.5)"
  • Hips: 36.5 (42, 46, 51, 56, 61)"
  • Wingspan: 47 (49.5, 51.25, 54, 57, 58.5)"
  • Length: 26.5 (27, 27.5, 28, 28.5, 29)" from neck, 18.5" from underarm

Materials:

  • Malabrigo Rios (100% Superwash Merino; 210 yards per 100g skein); MC: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins #16 Glazed Carrot; CC: 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins #52 Paris Night
  • US 9/5.5mm 40" circular knitting needle
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Suggested yarn:

1250 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Rios

Colorway:

#16 Glazed Carrot and #52 Paris Night

About Designer

About Designer

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Hi! I'm Sarah Wilson, also known as the Sexy Knitter. I started crafting at a very young age and have tried a little bit of almost everything - sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, needlepoint, embroidery, crewel, plastic canvas, weaving, knitting, crochet, beading, jewelry making...the list goes on. These days, I am a full-time knitwear designer whose work has been seen in publications like ...

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