Suncadia Sweater by Catrina Frost

Suncadia Sweater

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on medium-sized needle.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1080 - 1800 yards (988 - 1646 m)
38½ (42¼, 47, 50¾, 55½, 59¼)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½ "; modeled with 5½" of positive ease.
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The Suncadia Sweater features a staggered garter-stitch pattern with a central stockinette-stitch column. This drop-shoulder sweater is a simple and quick knit with a clean and modern look. The body is worked in the round from the bottom up, and the sleeves are worked from the top down.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 38½ (42¼, 47, 50¾, 55½, 59¼)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½ “; modeled with 5½” of positive ease.

Yarn Stacy Charles Fine Yarns S Line BioMerino (100% organic wool; 120 yd / 1¾ oz): #1596 stone grey, 9 (10, 11, 12, 14, 15) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm): 16” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 17 sts and 24 rnds = 4” in charted patt on medium-sized needle.

Notes The body of this pullover is worked in the round from the lower edge to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately back and forth. After the shoulders are joined, sleeve stitches are picked up and the sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.