Diamond Patch Sweater by Jill Vosburg

Diamond Patch Sweater

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Knitting
January 1998
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in garter ridge
US 7 - 4.5 mm
650 - 1575 yards (594 - 1440 m)
Finished Bust: 34, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 62, 64"
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Description: Mitered diamonds create a graceful sweater, flattering to all figures. Sweater size is based on the size of one diamond. Looks complicated, but is simple to knit. Make this sweater in any size, following instructions in pattern.

Suggested Yarns: Suitable yarns include bamboo, cotton, silk, and blends of these fibers. Looks best at 4 to 6 stitches per inch (measured over stockinette stitch) on appropriately sized needles. Shown above in a cotton/rayon yarn from long ago. Choose a yarn that drapes nicely for best results.

Yardage:

In worsted weight yarn (5 sts/1” measured over stockinette) for finished garment bust
34”-650 yds; 36”-700 yds; 38”-750 yds; 40”-800 yds; 42”-850 yds; 44”-950 yds; 46”-1050 yds; 48”-1100 yds; 50”-1150 yds; 52”-1250 yds; 54”-1300 yds; 56”-1350 yds; 58”-1400 yds; 60”-1450 yds; 62”-1500 yds; 64”-1550 yds

In DK yarn (5.25 sts/1” measured over stockinette) for finished garment bust
34”-725 yds; 36”-775 yds; 38”-825 yds; 40”-875 yds; 42”-925 yds; 44”-1025 yds; 46”-1100 yds; 48”-1175 yds; 50”-1225 yds; 52”-1325 yds; 54”-1375 yds; 56”-1425 yds; 58”-1475 yds; 60”-1525 yds; 62”-1575 yds; 64”-1625 yds