Aphrodite Sweater by Britni Sherfield

Aphrodite Sweater

February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25.6 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1110 - 1585 yards (1015 - 1449 m)
31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45)"
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This sweater is knit from the top down with fingering weight yarn making it lightweight and elegant. Striking lace down the center of the back gives it a unique look, while waist shaping and an open feminine neckline make it very flattering. This sweater will quickly become a favorite in your wardrobe.

My family is from Greece and I named this sweater after my sweet Yiayia who also loved the fiber arts.

Pattern is for personal use only.

Approximately 1110 (1170, 1235, 1300, 1380, 1445, 1520, 1585) yards of fingering weight yarn
Suggested yarn: Northbound Knitting Superwash Bfl Fingering in Cranberry
Size US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles
Size US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles (sleeves are knit using the magic loop method, if you prefer to knit with double pointed needles you will also need US 4 DPNs for the sleeves)
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers

Difficulty: Intermediate

Gauge: 25.6 sts x 36 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

Finished Sweater Measurements:
Bust measurements: 31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45)”
Note: The sweater shown is worn with 0-1 inch of negative ease.

Abbreviations Used:
BO= Bind off
CO= Cast on
K2tog= Knit two stitches together
Kf&b= Knit into the front and back of the stitch
M= Marker
PM= Place marker
Rnd(s)= Round(s)
Sl= Slip
SSK= Slip slip knit (method used: slip one stitch as if to knit, slip the next stitch as if to purl, knit the two stitches together through the back loops)
St(s)= Stitch(es)
YO= Yarn over

Schematic & Lace chart included