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About the designer

My name is Christina Loman, and I run Feel Good Knitting. I learned to knit at age 8 while watching my brother’s swim practices, and began designing in college. In addition to knitting, I teach ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Potomac

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • m1
  • ssk
  • k2tog
  • cable
  • knit in the round
  • basic sweater techniques

Pattern Description:

Potomac is the name of the river which divides Maryland and Virginia. On a sunny winter morning it can be almost the exact color of the yarn in this sweater. The color variations in kettle-dyed yarn match the subtle variations in the color of the river, and the tiny cables on a field of stockinette mirror the little eddies and ripples that pop up in this fast moving but surprisingly glassy river.

This bottom up, worsted weight sweater is just the perfect combination of warmth and fitted for an active winter's day on the river - or anywhere else.


18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit busts 30"-52"


  • US 4/ 3.5mm circular needle (or size for gauge)
  • 840-1400 yards DK weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • cable needle

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Maisonette DK


Rock Creek Park

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