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Buchanan Street Sweater

Knitting
June 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
785 - 2100 yards (718 - 1920 m)
To fit bust 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)”
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A classic fitted sweater with pretty detailing at the shoulders. The slightly longer length is flattering and elegant, while twisted ribbing gives a neat and finished look. The recommended yarn is gorgeous undyed cashmere, adding a touch of luxury to a simple knit. This sweater is seamless, knitted from the top down, and has set in sleeves. Instructions for 10 sizes are given: to fit bust 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)”. Extensive guidance for altering the sweater for a perfect fit is given at the end of the pattern.

Measurements
Bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)”
Armpit to hem: 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26)”
Waist 29 (31, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52)”
Hem: 33 (35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 49, 53, 57)”
Around top of sleeve: 12 (13, 14, 14, 15, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19)”
Sleeve length from armpit: 14.5 (14.5, 15, 15, 15.5, 15.5, 17, 17, 17.5, 17.5)”

Yarn: Devon Fine Fibres Cashmere DK 8, (8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20) skeins. Total meterage: 715 (800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1210, 1325, 1510, 1700, 1910)m Total yardage: 785 ( 880, 990, 1100, 1205, 1330, 1450, 1660, 1860, 2100) yards.

Needles: One 4mm / US 6 40”/100cm circular needle.

Gauge: 18 sts and 27 rows = 4” in stocking st with 4mm/ US 6 needles.

Extras: Waste yarn, 2 detachable stitch markers, spare 40” circular needle (size 4mm / US 6 or smaller).