Modern Juliet by Joanne Goltz
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Modern Juliet

April 2011
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
xs, s, m, l, xl, xxl
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This knit is full of texture and details, such as: gathers, asymmetrical opening with I-cord buttonholes, garter and I-cord edging, hidden short row shaping in the back, and gentle waist shaping, and a set-in seamless pocket with a narrow opening and wider bottom.

Larger bust sizes have the option for a shorter button placket and short-row shaping for the bust (instructions included in the pattern).

It is knitted in-the-round, from the top-down. It is seamless, except for a few stitches in the buttonhole placket.

The yoke is kept small (with an added a raglan sleeve) to help reduce visual weight to the upper part of the body.

A pocket was added to draw the viewer’s eye around the sweater, instead of focusing on the upper body.

The I-Cord edging really helps to polish off the sweater. It also helps prevent the sweater from stretching and dropping off the shoulders.

pg 5 “Decrease for Waist Shaping”:

“Next 12 Rows” should be “Next 11 Rows: k in stockinette”.
“Row 78” should be “Next Row”

You are counting the 23 rows from the start of the “Decrease for Waist Shaping” section

Round 32:(gathers)(change to US#5/3.75mm DPNs or circular needle) P the slipped st, sl, kfb all the remaining sts until you reach the slipped st