Bubble Stitch Boatneck Sweater by Betty P Balcomb
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Bubble Stitch Boatneck Sweater

December 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
874 yards (799 m)
6 mon (12 mon, 18 mon, 24 mon)
This pattern is available for free.

The bubble stitch turns a simple little boat neck sweater into a dramatic treat of color. Ten of the 12 rows of the pattern are just knit or purled. The other 2 are a little tricky, but once you get comfortable with the dropped stitch technique you’ll want to knit bubbles again and again. .

This is a Free Pattern!

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Skill Level:

6 mon (12 mon,18 mon,24 mon)
Picture is 6-month size.
Instructions are for smallest size with
changes in parentheses. If only one instruction is given, it applies to all sizes.

Chest: 20”(22”, 23”, 25”)
Length: 10”(11”, 12”, 14”)
Sleeve: 6”(7”, 8”, 10”)

Cascade Yarns® Heritage
75% Superwash Merino Wool / 25% Nylon
100 g (3.5 oz) / 437 yds (399.6 m)
1 Skein each in color #5626 (Turquoise) and 5630 (Anis)
US 4 knitting needles OR needles to obtain gauge
Stitch holders
Yarn Needle

25 sts = 4” (10 cm)in stockinette stitch