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Shown in ‘QED’, in Sceptical Chymist, and ‘Little Traveller’, in Southside of Chicago.
Jacks – as in Jack the Giantkiller, Jack and the Beanstalk – are full of pluck and aided by luck. Charles de Lint, an award-winning author known for his urban fantasy novels, featured a Jack in two of his earliest novels.
Jacky Rowan, a formerly conservative, shy woman recently dumped by her boyfriend, embraces the otherworld just a sidestep away from our own and her role as a Giant-slaying, Swan-prince rescuing protector of Toronto and its human and Fae inhabitants.
This sweater, combining feminine ruffles and beanstalk-invoking cables and lace, is perfect for any feisty heroine.
- Worked bottom up in one piece
- Sized for XS-3X
- Scoop neck
- Waist shaping/darts
- Short sleeves
- Ruffles in a contrasting color at hem & sleeves
- Sleeve stitches picked up around armholes
- Sleeve cap formed by short rows
- Ribbing at sides for additional shaping
This sweater is sized with negative ease for a snugger fit. If you prefer a looser fit, work your sweater in the next size up.
Skills required: reading charts, cabling, picking up stitches, grafting/Kitchener stitch, knitting in the round, short rows.