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Slopestyle

Knitting
March 2012
The Plucky Knitter Superwash Merion Worsted
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1220 - 1520 yards (1116 - 1390 m)
31", 33", 36", 39", 41", 45", 48", 51"
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During 2/7, 2/8, 2/9, and on closing ceremony day 2/23 I will donate 100% of sales of Slopestyle and First Snow to International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
Between 2/10 to 2/22 the donation will go to Tahoe Bear League to celebrate Tahoe local snowboarder’s gold medal in Slopestyle.

A different way of working top-down with simultaneous set-in sleeves.
Photos and illustrations of the unique construction technique are included in the pattern.

Construction:

  • Top-down in round.
  • Simultaneous set-in sleeves and sloped shoulders.
  • Sleeves knitted separately from cuff up and join together for a layered look.
  • Length of body and sleeves can be easily modified.

Skills Required:

  • Use 2 circular needles to work in round.
  • Work short rows.
  • Make increase and decrease.
  • Make cables.
  • Read charts.
  • CO with long tail method and backwardloop method.

Yarn Requirments:
Main Body – Worsted Weight
840 (840, 860, 870, 900, 940, 990, 1040) yards
Sleeves – Fingering Weight
380 (380, 400, 400, 420, 440, 460, 480) yards

Updated version (v2) sent on January 8, 2014