Casual Sweater by Erika Knight
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Casual Sweater

Knitting
January 2007
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
656 - 1066 yards (600 - 975 m)
to fit bust 32" (81cm), 34" (86cm), 36" (91cm), 38" (97cm), 40" (102cm), 42" (107cm)

Summary: This basic, bulky turtleneck with wide rib edges is knitted flat and seamed. The collar is picked up and knitted after seaming.

Materials:

  • Any super-bulky-weight wool yarn, such as Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Superchunky 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) x 1.75 oz (100g) balls
  • Pair each of sizes 10.5 (7mm) and 11 (7.5mm) knitting needles.

Sizing Details:

  • actual bust: 34” (86cm), 36” (91cm), 38” (97cm), 40” (102cm), 42” (107cm), 44” (112cm)
  • length: 21” (53cm), 22.5” (57cm), 23.5” (60cm), 24.5” (62cm), 25.5” (65cm), 26.5” (67cm)
  • sleeve seam: 16.5” (42cm), 16.5” (42cm), 17” (43cm), 17” (43cm), 17.5” (44.5cm), 18” (46cm)

Yarn Details: 656 (738, 820, 902, 984, 1066)yds/600 (675, 750, 825, 900, 975)m super-bulky weight wool yarn; or 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) balls Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Superchunky

Main photos on pages 12-13; pattern on pages 46-49