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Loose Textured Sweater

Jo Sharp Knit Issue 7
Knitting
November 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
1260 - 1381 yards (1152 - 1263 m)
80-90 (100-110)cm

This sweater is worked quickly from the neck down, in loose stocking stitch throughout using contrasting yarns in textured bands, around the yoke. The yoke section is created with a few simple increases.

Additional Gauge Information Tension is using Alpaca Kid Lustre (DK weight) yarn.

Yarns Smaller size: 6 balls of Alpaca Kid Lustre, 3 balls of 3 different colours of the Soho DK cotton, and 1 ball each of Desert Garden Aran and Silkroad DK Tweed. Larger size: 7 balls of Alpaca Kid Lustre, 3 balls of 3 different colours of the Soho DK cotton, and 1 ball each of Desert Garden Aran and Silkroad DK Tweed.

Variations on this pattern include a cape and cardigan (will be added in soon).