Marled Mania Sweater by Stephen West
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Marled Mania Sweater

Knitting
December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with one strand of each yarn held together
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2200 - 3200 yards (2012 - 2926 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) Shown in size Large.
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This colorful sweater is knit seamlessly in the round while always holding two strands of yarn together for a marled effect. The yoke is shaped with expanding ribbed columns. The body and sleeves are knit inside out so that you see the bumpy reverse stockinette stitch fabric on the outside. Hold your leftover bits of fingering weight yarn together to paint a colorfully speckled landscape. Finish the edges with 2x2 ribbing and optional thumbholes.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) Shown in size Large.

Finished Measurements: 32 (36, 41, 45, 49, 53)“ / 81 (91, 104, 114, 124, 135)cm chest circumference
9 (10, 11, 11.5, 11.5, 12)” / 23 (25, 28, 29, 29, 30)cm yoke depth
13 (13, 14, 14, 15, 15)“ / 33 (33, 36, 36, 38, 38)cm upper arm circumference
8.5 (9, 10, 10, 10, 10)” / 22 (23, 25, 25, 25, 25)cm sleeve cuff circumference
Sleeve & body lengths are customizable.
Large Size shown with 4” / 10cm of positive ease.

Yarn: Fingering weight held double for a worsted weight gauge

Yardage: MC - 500 (550, 600, 650, 700, 750)yds / 457 (503, 549, 594, 640, 686)m of each color for yoke, cuffs, and body ribbing.
CC - Approximately 600 (650, 700, 750, 800, 850)yds / 549 (594, 640, 686, 732, 777)m for each strand of the fingering weight contrast colors in the body and sleeves.

Shown in: Yoke & Ribbed Cuffs
MC (main colors) - Woolfolk Tynd
Colors 15 (Solid Black) held together with 04 (Pewter)

Reverse Stockinette Stitch Body & Sleeves
CC (contrast colors)- a variety of fingering weight yarns including Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles & Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn, Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, & Qing Fibre Merino Singles. Sample used a mixture of semi-solid & speckled yarns held double.

Needles: 40” US 8 / 5mm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge.
40” US 7 / 4.5mm circular needle or a needle 1 size smaller than the needle for gauge.
Magic loop method is used for knitting neck and sleeves in the round.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 19 sts & 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch

Errata:
--Sizes XL and XXL only--
Body: Next Row (RS): Slip 34 (39, 43, 48, 51, 57) sts to right needle.(…), k68 (78, 88, 96, 104, 114), (…), k68 (78, 86, 96, 102, 114). You should now be at the beginning of rnd marker. 152 (172, 194, 212, 226, 248) body sts.

--Size XL only--
Border: Medium and XL Sizes Only: Decrease 2 sts throughout the
next rnd resulting in 192 (224) sts.

PDF corrected August 16, 2018.