Japhy's Sweater by Elizabeth Sullivan

Japhy's Sweater

by Elizabeth Sullivan
Knitting
November 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
680 - 1130 yards (622 - 1033 m)
Finished Chest: 31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 41)"
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This seamless raglan is designed for pre-teen or teenage boys – an age group that’s sometimes difficult to find patterns for. It’s quick and easy to knit, and the top-down construction means that the body and sleeve length can easily be adjusted as the wearer grows!

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To Fit Chest: 26 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36)“

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 41)“
Length: 20 (21, 22, 23, 24, 25)”

Yarn:
525 (605, 690, 760, 835, 925) yds main colour
110 (120, 125, 130, 135, 145) yds colour A
45 (45, 50, 50, 55, 60) yds colour B

Shown in Sweet Paprika Staccato, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins Shady Grove (MC), 1 skein each in Sandy Beach (A) and Chestnut (B).

Note: Staccato has been discontinued and replaced with our Winfield Canadian yarn.

Needles
Size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) long
Size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 24” (60cm) or 32” (80cm) long
Size 8 (5mm) set of double-pointed needles

Notions
Stitch markers, waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
17 sts and 24 rnds = 4” (10cm) in St st, worked in the rnd, after wet blocking