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Box Pleat Scoopneck

Knitting
April 2014
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in in St st.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1240 yards (1134 m)
38 1/2 (42 1/2, 46 1/2, 50 1/2, 54 1/2)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 38 1/2", modeled with 5" of positive ease.

Designed by Jennifer Dassau

FINISHED SIZE 38 1/2 (42 1/2, 46 1/2, 50 1/2, 54 1/2)” bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 38 1/2”, modeled with 5” of positive ease.

YARN Blue Moon Fiber Arts Woobu (60% merino, 40% bamboo; 620 yd 566 m/8 oz 226 g): copperline, 2 skeins.

NEEDLES Size 6 (4 mm): 16” and 24” circulars (cir), and two double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st.

Neatly fitted shoulders and a U-neck emphasize the focal point of this easy top—a strong box pleat flanked by right and left pleats. Fitted in the back with princess seams, but with a boxy front, it’s flattering for lots of body types.