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Openwork Cotton Sweater

Knitting
January 1989
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 12 rows in pattern stitch (a lace stitch) on 4mm needles, producing a 3.5" x 2" swatch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1394 - 1487 yards (1275 - 1360 m)

Difficulty rating: 2 (out of 4)

Size information

  • to fit chest 38”/97cm: finished chest 43”/110cm, length 26.5”/67.5cm, sleeve 18.5”/47cm
  • to fit chest 40”/102cm: finished chest 45”/115cm, length 27”/68.5cm, sleeve 19”/48.5cm
  • to fit chest 42”/107cm: finished chest 47”/119cm, length 27.5”/70cm, sleeve 19”/48.5cm
  • to fit chest 44”/112cm: finished chest 49”/125cm, length 28”/71cm, sleeve 19.5”/49.5cm

Yarn requirements

15 balls for two smaller sizes, 16 balls for two larger sizes. Assumes balls are 93 yards and 50g each. Mercerized pearl cotton is specified.

Other materials needed

  • 3 buttons
  • stitch holders
  • stitch markers