Twisted Sweater by The Cranky Knitter

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Twisted Sweater by The Cranky Knitter Pattern


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Knitting: Twisted Sweater by The Cranky Knitter
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Read US knitting pattern abbreviations.
  • Knit and purl.
  • Special stitch includes cables.

Pattern Description:

Designer: The Cranky Knitter

The Cranky Knitter is a self-taught knitter who began knitting while attending graduate school in New York. Dubbed The Cranky Knitter by her husband, she immediately made the connection between her own "crankiness level" and the amount of time she spent knitting. As a dedicated long-distance runner, she has long realized the benefits of activities that encourage the mind to enter a peaceful, meditative-type state and she found that the added creative outlet from knitting led to a whole new level of bliss.

This sweater is close fitting with a small amount of positive ease to no ease. The waist is shaped by changing the needle size and cable size.


20 sts and 27 rows in stockinette st with size 6
needles = 4 in (10 cm). For best results, always
check your gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, XL): 32" (36", 40", 44", 48") bustline


  • US 4/3.5 mm 32" circular knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 5/3.75 mm 32" circular knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 6/4 mm 32" circular knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Cable needle
  • Yarn needle
  • Galler Yarns Heather Prime Alpaca, (0.5 lb/228 g, 600 yds/549 m) - 2 skeins

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Galler Yarns Heather Prime Alpaca

About Designer

About Designer

Galler Yarns on

Once upon a time in 1920's Luxembourg, Joseph Galler and his brother began a business in the heart of the capitol city: "H. Galler - Bonneterie en Gros," or "H. Galler Wholesale Handknitting Yarns." The boys, only in their late teens, had to use their father's name, H. Galler, as they were too young to assume the business title. With hard work and determination, the brothers maintained a ...

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