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Summer Sweater to Knit K2.51


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This lightweight, one-piece, top-down sweater with 3/4 length sleeves is worked in Stocking stitch with rolled hem, cuffs, and V-neck. The body is slightly flared towards the hem which is worked with a 10 stitch left- and right-slant increase panel down each side. Optional cap shaping at the top of the sleeves is worked with short rows, giving the shoulders a more tailored look; without short rows this pattern is easy. Light as a feather and perfect for packing; wear with chinos or shorts when a light breeze blows. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit and purl GAUGE 12 sts and 16 St st rows = 2" (5cm) with smaller needle SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XS, finished chest 30" (76cm) S, finished chest 34" (86.5cm) M, finished chest 38" (96.5cm) L, finished chest 41" (104cm) XL, finished chest 45" (114.5cm) XXL, finished chest 49.5" (125.5cm) SUGGESTED YARN 1595 yards of Lace weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace COLORWAY Oyster 503

Supplies Needed

  • lace weight yarn, 980 yds (895m) - 1595 yds (1460m) depending on size
  • Size 5 (3.75mm) circular knitting needles
  • Size 5 (3.75mm) double-pointed knitting needles

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Dovetail Designs
I can't remember when I couldn't knit, crochet or sew. I am inspired by yarn I find, trends I see on the street, window shopping in Manhattan and suggestions from fellow knitters and crocheters. My goal is to create stylish patterns that are easy to wear, and to find the simplest way to construct them.