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Thankful Pattern


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Knitting: Thankful
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, bind off, grafting, seaming

Pattern Description:

Thankful was inspired by the need for an easy to wear, yet flattering, quick knit sweater that could be tossed on whenever the chill strikes. An optional technique, called the "trick play," to work the body of the sweater without purling has been included. Though the sweater is worked flat; a circular needle is needed if you want to use the "trick play" technique.


14 sts & 20 rows = 4" (10cm) in stockinette using larger needles.
12 sts & 24 rows = 4" (10cm) in Body Ridge pattern using larger needles, lightly blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Women's S [M, L, XL] to fit Chest: 32 [36, 40, 44]" (81, [91.5, 101.5, 112] cm)
  • Finished Measurements: Chest: 36 [40, 44, 48]" (91.5 [101.5, 112, 123] cm). Back length: 24 [25, 25, 26]" (61 [63.5, 63.5, 66] cm)


  • 6 [7, 7, 8] 3.5oz (100g) /137 yds (125m) skeins Knit Picks Swish Bulky in Moss, or other chunky weight yarn
  • 1 pair size 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Circular needles (any length) are required to work the "trick play" optional technique
  • 1 pair size 9 US (5.5mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch holder or waste yarn
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle

About Designer

About Designer

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