In this design the stockinette yoke combined with a generous grid of open eyelet and fitted ribbing on the body and arms works to expand the chest and diminish the waist.
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Designer Knitting Pattern
The worsted weight in our cotton blend yields a sweater that's comfortable year-round. This top down design without seams and with invisible raglan increases provides techniques that add up to a pattern that is both interesting and rewarding. Haven’t knitted a top-down sweater before? Don’t worry. Here’s a free, printable PDF of top-down knitting instructions. And the result of your needlework could add up to a great gift for someone else, or yourself.
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This sweater was designed for the following yarns.
HiKoo’s CoBaSi+ Worsted 55% Cotton, 16% Bamboo, 8% Silk, 21% Elastic Nylon
Skeins needed for S(M, L, XL, XXL) = 7(8, 9, 10, 10)
CoBaSi+ is a wool-free options. This lush blend of fibers is soft, breathable, and machine washable, making it perfect for all seasons; and it’s wool-like stretch makes knitting it gentle on the hands.
Trendsetter’s Merino VI 100% Superwash Merino, DK/Worsted
Skeins needed for S(M, L, XL, XXL) = 9(11, 12, 13, 13)
This high quality merino yarn is designed to be extra smooth as well as soft. A 6-ply, high twist, washable yarn has loft and stretch, so it’s not only easy to care for, but easy to knit with as well. Machine washable.
Worsted or DK Weight Yarns: 18sts and 25 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette
Suggested Needles and Notions:
- US7/4.5mm* 16"/40.5cm circular
- US7/4.5mm* 24"/60cm or 32”/80cm circular
- US7/4.5mm* double-pointed
- Stitch markers
* or size needed to obtain gauge
Small – Finished Chest 37.5”/95.3cm
Medium – Finished Chest 40.8”/103.6cm
Large – Finished Chest 44.5”/113cm
X-Large – Finished Chest 48”/122cm
XX-Large – Finished Chest 52”/132cm
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