Knit-Down, Made-to-Measure Jumpers by Sally Melville

Knit-Down, Made-to-Measure Jumpers

Knitting
January 2002
Mission Falls 1824
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stitches and garter ridges of slip-stitch pattern, on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
600 - 1900 yards (549 - 1737 m)
Child's 6 (8, 10); Adults S (M, L, XL, XXL)
Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Funnel-neck pullover in sizes for children and adults is knit from the top down (but is not seamless). Size is determined at the shoulders and underarms.

Experience:

  • easy intermediate
  • repetitive stitch pattern
  • some math required
  • simple shaping and finishing

Measurements:

Child’s 6-10

  • Chest: 32”
  • Length: 16” for size 8

Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL

  • Chest: 38 (42, 47, 52, 57)“
  • Women’s Length: 20”
  • Men’s Length: 28”

Yarn:

  • medium weight yarn, any fiber
  • Child’s: 600 (700, 800) yds
  • Women’s: 900 (1100, 1300, 1500, 1700) yds
  • Men’s: 1100 (1300, 1500, 1700, 1900) yds