Sue's Sunray Sweater by Sue Blacker
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Sue's Sunray Sweater

October 2012
Blacker Yarns Aran
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
7600 yards (6949 m)
106 cm / 44"
Out of print. This pattern was available for free.

This yoked sweater is designed to give a relaxed fit. The sunburst ribbing frames the face and adds warmth. Knitted in Aran yarn, Sue’s Sunray sweater is sure to keep its wearer cosy and warm. It is written in one size, but could easily be re-sized.

Garment Measurements:

Bust: 116 cm / 46”
Back Length: 82 cm / 32.5”
Sleeve Length: 48 cm / 19”


Blacker Yarns Aran (100% British Wool; 69 m / 76 yds per 50g)


19 sts x 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” with larger needles in stocking stitch


4.5 mm (US 7) - straight knitting needles
4.5 mm (US 7) - 80 cm / 32” circular knitting needle
4 mm (US 6) - straight knitting needles

Notions: stitch markers, darning needle


The body and sleeves are knitted separately and joined at the yoke. The garment is knitted bottom up. This means there is very little seaming required to finish the garment.

Level of difficulty: