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Sky Blue Sky


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When I thought about this sweater, the background music in my head was a song by Wilco called, "Sky Blue Sky". So, there you go. A sweater was born. I generally start with a sketch and idea and match the yarn to it. With this top down raglan, the yarn and color came first. The simple shape, with the yarn over cable edging, makes me think of happy thoughts and days with blue skies. Finished Measurements 32.5 /35, 37.5, 39.5, 42.25, 45 inches. Size pictured is 35. It is being worn with approximately an inch of positive ease. Materials Quince and Co Chickadee /100% wool; 181 yards/166 m in 50g color used: glacier 5 /5, 5, 6, 7, 7 skeins. There is a 10% bumper added to the actual amount of yarn required. yardage: 800 /850, 915, 1000,1030, 1100 BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, cables GAUGE Gauge (washed and blocked) 24 sts and 32 rows in 4 inches of stockinette.

Supplies Needed

  • Needles US4/3.5mm 16 inch or 24 inch depending on neck size. I used a 24-inch for size 35, but that might be too tight for your preference. Dpns will work too. US5/3.75mm 32 inch circular US5/3.75mm double pointed needles or needle-size to obtain gauge Notions 4 stitch markers for increases 2 separate markers for cable front/EOR cable needle

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Ninja8tofu Designs
I love knitting. Through my love(some would say obsession), I have discovered the world of knitting design. I have always been drawn to different aspects of design, whether it be graphic design, home design, or fashion design. I am an artist at heart and I find myself most satisfied in the realm of knitting.