Seamless Short Sweater

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Seamless Short Sweater Pattern


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Knitting: Seamless Short Sweater
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic sweater skills
  • cable

Pattern Description:

One piece construction

This seamless sweater is knit from the bottom up and the sleeves down fr minimal seaming. Sweater can be worn year round. If a longer length is desired, add inches prior to armhole. Additional yardage will be required.

Picture shown in Frog Tree Meriboo

Copyright 2010 Lisa Ellis Designs


6 sts and 7 row = 1: n cable pattern using #7
(24 sts and 28 rows)
5 sts = 1" in 2x2 ribbing slightly stretched
using #6
(20 sts = 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5 sizes from 34" to 44" finished bust measurements


  • 945 (1,050, 1,155, 1,260 1,400, 1,470) yds of DK weight yarn
  • US 6 in 29-inch circular needles
  • US 7 in 29-inch circular needles
  • US 7 in 16-inch circular and dpn's

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • 1, 2" button
  • 1 small button for reinforcement

About Designer

About Designer

lisaellisdesign on

I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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