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Catkin Sweater

Knitting
May 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1000 - 1600 yards (914 - 1463 m)
32 inch - 50 inch bust
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This tunic-length sweater features a striking twisted-stitch cable panel and set-in sleeves for a sleek and tailored look. The pattern covers ten sizes from a 32” to a 50” bust with a classic style to suit all body shapes. Catkin is worked seamlessly in the round, from the bottom up, and the sleeves are then set in, using short rows, from the top down. Instructions are also included in this pattern booklet for the simple, slouchy Catkin Hat, which will knit up quickly over the course of an evening or two, and will allow you to test your gauge and to familarise yourself with the cable pattern before embarking on the sweater.

Yardage
1000, (1050, 1100, 1150, 1200, 1300, 1350, 1450, 1500,
1600) yards

Notions
60cm / 2.75mm circ for lower body (or size to get gauge)
100cm / 2.75mm circ for working upper body and sleeves (or size to get gauge)
2.75mm needles in your preferred length for working small diameters in the round (for sleeves)
60cm / 2.5mm circ for working body rib, neck edging, and sleeve caps.
2.5mm needles in your preferred length for working small diameters in the round (for sleeve ribbing)
2 x 100cm / 2mm circs for picking up sleeve cap sts
2 sets of stitch markers, a and b
Waste yarn (for holding sts and short rows)