Blue Betty Sample

Project Description

What was your inspiration? Blue Betty was born out of a desire for a colorwork sweater that would be flattering to every body type. The sweater is worked in one piece from the bottom up, in the round up to the neck shaping and back and forth after that. The only finishing is grafting underarm sts and knitting the ribbed neckband.

What you will need

  • YARN: Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (100% superwash merino wool; 200 yds/183 m per 110g skein); 5 (5
  • 6
  • 6 / 7
  • 8
  • 9) skeins in Betty Drapers Blues for MC
  • 1 skein (all sizes) in Antler for CC. NEEDLES: US #6 [4.0 mm] & US #7 [4.5 mm] circular needle
  • 29 inches long; set of DPNs (or preferred type of needles for working sleeves in the round)
  • size US #6 [4.0 mm] & US #7 [4.5 mm]; spare set of DPNs or spare circular needle
  • size US #7 or smaller. NOTIONS: Stitch markers: 1 of color/type A
  • 4 of color/type B; yarn needle; waste yarn.

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