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Jamie

Knitting
January 2005
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on larger size needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1300 - 2210 yards (1189 - 2021 m)

Versions and Measurements

The pattern has 2 versions (shorter and longer) in the Matchmaker Merino DK, there are also the same versions in Jaeger Extra Fine Merino DK (see more details below). These measurements are for both yarns.

To fit bust/chest
32”, 34”, 36”, 38”, 40”, 42”, 44”, 46”
Actual size
42”, 44.5”, 46.5”, 49”, 51”, 53”, 55”, 57”
Finished length(to back neck)
Shorter sweater
19”, 19.5”, 20”, 20”, 21”, 21”, 21.5”, 22”
Longer sweater
26.5”, 27”, 27.5”, 27.5”, 28.5”, 28.5”, 29”, 29.5”
Sleeve length to underarm
18”, 18”, 18.5”, 19”, 19.5”, 19.5”, 19.5”, 20”

Yardage

Shorter sweater
Jaeger Matchmaker Merino DK
10, 11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 14, 15 - 50gm balls
Jaeger Extra Fine Merino DK
11, 11, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 15 - 50gm balls

Longer sweater
Jaeger Matchmaker Merino DK
12, 13, 14, 14, 15, 16, 16, 17 - 50gm balls
Jaeger Extra Fine Merino DK
13, 13, 14, 15, 15, 16, 17, 17 - 50gm balls

Extra Fine Merino DK Version requires different needle sizes. Pair each or 3mm and 3.75mm needles. Gauge done on larger size needle