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Calico Sweater

American Prairie eBook
Knitting
January 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in charted pattern in St st worked in the round.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
2079 - 3251 yards (1901 - 2973 m)
Finished Chest Circumference: 30 (34, 37.5, 41, 45, 49)" to fit chests 1-2" smaller.

The Calico Sweater combines a delicate, colorwork pattern with the rustic charm of the deep shawl collar design. This sweater is perfect for an additional layer while keeping an easy, put together ensemble. Maintain the traditional look of this sweater by working in the dark brown and cream color palette, or forge your own path by choosing color combinations that express your inner prairie gal. Knitting the Calico sweater will keep your interest from beginning to end while featuring many techniques such as stranded knitting, raglan shaping, short rows and steeking. Perfect for the adventurous knitter looking for their next challenging, yet very rewarding project.
Shown in Palette in Bittersweet Heather and Cream.