Good Egg by yellowcosmo

Good Egg

Knitting
March 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1140 - 1965 yards (1042 - 1797 m)
30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51
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Errata available: /patterns/show

A seamless, round yoke style sweater knitted from top down in round. Increases are built in to colorwork design around yoke.

Sizes 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51), sizes are based on chest measurements of finished sweater in inches. 1 to 3 inches / 2.5 to 7.5 cm positive ease is recommended. Sweater is modeled with 1 ½” / 3.75 cm positive ease.

Yarn Sport Weight, sample used Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 200 yards / 183 meters per 50 grams)
Yarn A – Antique White, 170 (175, 195, 210, 220, 245, 260, 285) yards / 155 (160, 180, 195, 205, 225, 240, 260) meters
Yarn B – Grey Heather, 970 (1050, 1150, 1260, 1335, 1450, 1575, 1680) yards / 890 (960, 1055, 1155, 1220, 1325, 1440, 1540) meters

Needles US #3 / 3.25 mm or change needle to obtain gauge in stockinette stitch
Also, 1 size larger needle for colorwork section

Gauge 24 sts x 34 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch with smaller needle
30 sts x 28 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x cm in colorwork with larger needle
Note: if only one gauge can be achieved, it is most important to have correct gauge in stockinette stitch.

Design and Construction

  • Sweater is knitted seamlessly from top down in round.
  • Cast on for neck and work 1x1 ribbing, followed by colorwork around yoke.
  • Increases are built into the colorwork chart of yoke. Work evenly to underarm.
  • Leave sleeve stitches on waste yarn.
  • Work body in round to hem with increases along sideseams.
  • Work sleeves in round to cuff.

Skills required
Work in round.
Stranded colorwork.
Read colorowrk chart.
Make increases (m1L, M1R).
Make decreases (k2tog, ssk.).

Errata:
page 3, Begin Chart, line 5:
continue to work to round 31 32 of chart. (4/20/2018, patter has been updated, pattern downloaded after this date is correct.)