This oversized sweater is quickly knit side to side in stockinette stitch with a main color. The provisionally cast on stitches are picked up so you can customize the sleeve length with a contrast color. Single crochet edges add a finished detail to the neck and waistline. Play with some fun and funky cross stitch and other embroidery techniques on the reverse stockinette side of the fabric. Add your favorite animal onto the sweater or play with abstract embroidered shapes..
Sizes: S (M, L, XL, XXL)
Shown in size L
Finished Measurements: 48 (50, 52, 54, 56)” / 122 (127, 132, 137, 142)cm chest circumference. Sweater is designed to have a boxy loose fit with generous positive ease. Large 52” / 132cm size is show on a 41” / 104cm chest circumference.
Yarn: Heavy worsted weight
Shown in: Quince & Co. Osprey
Color A: Kittywake (main color)
Color B: Kumlien’s Gull (contrast color for sleeves and single crochet edging)
Yardage: Color A: 885 (905, 935, 965, 995)yds / 809 (828, 855, 882, 910)m
Color B: 180 (190, 200, 210, 220)yds / 165 (174, 183, 192, 201)m
Needles / Hook: 40” US 10 / 6mm circular
Magic loop technique is used for the color B sleeves worked in the rnd.
Straight needles can be substituted for the color A sweater body.
US I 9 / 5.5mm crochet hook
Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle, scrap yarn for embroidery