Josie by Rita Maassen

Josie

Knitting
October 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
870 - 2500 yards (796 - 2286 m)
Bust circumference of finished sweater: 37”, 41”, 45”, 49” and 53” (95, 105, 115, 125 and 135 cm)
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“Josie” is a very easy-to-knit top down sweater with a circular yoke and two different stripe patterns. It’s the perfect pattern for beginners, but even intermediate knitter will love the easy and fast way to work a warm and cosy winter sweater.

Sizes
S, M, L, XL and 2XL
Bust circumference of finished sweater: 37”, 41”, 45”, 49” and 53” (95, 105, 115, 125 und 135 cm)
Total length of finished sweater: 22”, 23”, 23.5”,24”, 25” (56, 58, 60, 62, 63 cm) - but it’s very easy to adapt length

Materials

  • depending on size 870 - 2500 yds of Aran weight yarn in 4 different colors (I used Schoppel „In Silk” in light grey, navy, petrol and wine red, yardage 219 yds/100g) - total yardage divided by four for each color
  • US 7 and 8 (4,5 and 5,0 mm) circular needles (or any size to obtain gauge) in different lengths
  • 2 stitch markers
  • 2 stitch holders

Gauge
16 sts and 28 rows in stockinette stitch with bigger needles = 4”