design 6 by Patons
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design 6

by Patons
June 1991
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
652 - 978 yards (596 - 894 m)

This is a drop sleeve chunky knit sweater in two colours. The colours intertwine at the front with a simple cable. Designed to fit size 4 to 10. The gauge of 15 sts and 20 rows= 4 inches is on 6mm needle in stocking stitch.
This pattern calls for Patons Canadiana Chunky- 2 balls main colour, 2 balls contrast for size 4, 3 balls main colour, 2 balls contrast for the size 6, 3 balls main colour and 3 balls contrast colour for size 8 and 10. Also needed are a cable needle and two stitch holders.
It’s difficulty rating is 2 beehives or an average knit. It requires some specialized knowledge for the colour blocking and the cables.