Classic Hemmed Crewneck by Purl Soho
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Classic Hemmed Crewneck

Knitting
March 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1015 - 1525 yards (928 - 1394 m)
37¾ (42, 46, 50¼, 54½)
This pattern is available from purlsoho.com for $9.00.

MATERIALS
In addition to a Purl Soho Classic Hemmed Crewneck pattern, you’ll need…

  • 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins of Purl Soho’s Flax Down, 43% baby alpaca, 42% extra fine merino, 15% linen. We used Heirloom White and Toasted Charcoal.
  • US 7, 32 or 40-inch circular needles, depending on sweater size
  • US 7, 16-inch circular needles
  • A set of US 7 double pointed needles
  • US 6, 16-inch circular needles (for Neckband)
  • 4 stitch markers, including 1 of a unique color or shape for end-of-round
  • 4 stitch holders or scrap yarn

GAUGE
21 stitches and 28 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles

SIZES
37¾ (42, 46, 50¼, 54½)

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 37¾ (42, 46, 50¼, 54½) inches
  • Finished Length from Shoulder to Bottom Edge: 22¼ (23, 23¾, 24¾, 25½) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Bottom Edge: 13 (13½, 13¾, 14½, 14¾) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Cuff: 18 (18, 18¼, 18½, 18½) inches
  • Length from Shoulder to Underarm: 9¼ (9½, 10, 10¼, 10¾) inches

EASE: This garment is designed with a 4- to 6-inch ease around the chest.

SAMPLES: The Heirloom White sweater pictured here is Size 37¾. The Toasted Charcoal sweater is size 42.