Kate's Everyday Sweater by The Chilly Dog

Kate's Everyday Sweater

September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Women's Small (Medium, Large) fits bust circumference up to 32 (36, 40) inches at fullest
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This pattern is available from shop.thechillydog.com for $5.00.

I was giddy when my adult daughter asked if I would design a sweater especially for her. She had a very specific list of requirements, though.

  • something that can be worn every day (work, school, home…)
  • machine washable
  • rounded neckline that’s not too tight
  • flattering shape with small splits at the sides
  • sleeves that aren’t too short
  • textured stitchwork
  • pretty color

I think I nailed it, although I won’t know for sure until Christmas when she opens her gift. (Hers is in Forestry. I’m keeping the Burnt Orange one for myself).

The sweater has a repetitive, textured stitch and simply shaped raglan sleeves.

This pattern comes in three women’s sizes and has a finished circumference of 34 (38, 42) inches.