House Party by Dani Sunshine

House Party

Knitting
April 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
650 - 1250 yards (594 - 1143 m)
Women's XS (S, M, L) [XL, 2XL, 3XL]
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Pattern notes:
This colourful, cropped sweater is worked seamlessly from the bottom up. The body is knit in the round inside out to the underarms, after which the front and back are separated and worked back and forth in reverse stockinette stitch. The shoulders are joined using Kitchener Stitch. Stitches are picked up for the sleeves, German short rows are used to shape the sleeve caps, after which the sleeves are knit inside out in the round. The sleeves are extra long and styled with the cuffs turned up. The neckline and cuffs are finished with ribbing.

This sweater is ideal for showcasing crazy, variegated and speckled yarns!

Materials:
Yarn: Approx. 650 (725, 800, 900) 1000, 1125, 1250 yards of heavy worsted / aran weight yarn.

Needles:
US 7 / 4.5 mm, 60 cm circular needle for the hem & 80 cm circular needle for magic loop, for the cuffs and neckline.
US 8 / 5 mm, 60 cm circular needle for the body & 80 cm circular needle for magic loop, for the sleeves.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions:
3 stitch markers, tapestry needle, holders / waste yarn.

Sizing:
XS (S, M, L) XL, 2XL, 3XL.

To fit chest size:
31 (33, 37, 40) 44, 48, 52 inches /
78.5 (84, 94, 101.5) 112, 122, 132 cm.

Actual chest measurements of garment:
32 (33.8, 37.3, 40.9) 44.4, 48, 53.3 inches /
81.3 (85.9, 94.7, 103.9) 112.8, 122, 135.4 cm.

Choose the size with the smallest possible amount of positive ease. The model has a 36 inch bust and is wearing a size M.