Spoke by Lori Versaci


December 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1000 - 1600 yards (914 - 1463 m)
XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X] (Shown in size M)
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This pattern is available for free.

From the description:

Inspired by Paris fashions, this sweater was the result of a trip my daughter and I took to London and Paris during National Knitting Week.

The design has a flattering pull at the waist and flares around the hips. While it looks complicated, and does require some concentration during the increases and decreases, if you know how to knit, purl, increase and decrease, and you can count rows, you can make it.

Chest: 31.5 (35, 39, 42, 45.5, 53) inches, with ribbing slightly stretched
Length: 24 (25.25, 26, 26.5, 27.75, 28) inches

16 sts / 21 rows = 4” in stockinette st
18 sts / 21 rows = 4” in 1x1 Rib, slightly stretched

Stitch markers
Row counter
Safety pins or split ring markers
Stitch holders
Yarn needle
Buttons or hooks and eyes (optional)

Note: Sweater shown has been sewn shut, to function as a pullover. If you wish to use the sweater as a cardigan, buttons and button loops or hooks and eyes may be added. Try the sweater on after knitting it to determine which way of wearing it will suit you best.