Under Duress by Jimenez Joseph
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Under Duress

Knitting
March 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
869 - 1763 yards (795 - 1612 m)
XS (30”) / S (34”) / M (38”) / L (42”) / 1XL (46”) / 2XL (50”) / 3XL (54”)
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Under Duress: A classic set-in sleeve V-neck pullover that is worked seamlessly from the top-down, with the sleeve caps integrally formed with the shoulders and neckline. The body and sleeves are worked by adding blocks of colour and slip-stitch ‘jagged edge’ patterning.

Sizing
Finished Bust Measurements: XS: 30.75” (78cm) / S: 35.75” (90.5cm) / M: 39” (99cm) / L: 44” (111.5cm) / 1X: 47.25” (120cm) / 2X: 51.5” (130.5cm) / 3X: 54.75” (139cm)

Fitting
This sweater is designed to be worn relaxed, however to achieve a good fit around the shoulder area, it is advised that you take a measurement of your back width (aka “cross back”).

Optional waist shaping is included in the pattern and can be worked to follow the contours of your body for a more fitted appearance.

Yarn Quantity
See table on last picture for a breakdown of each colour for all sizes.

Tools
5mm (US 8) (or size required to get gauge) circular needles of 80cm (32”) or longer (100cm/40” or longer is recommended for larger sizes); 4.5mm (US 7) circular needles for ribbing trims; 4 to 6 removable stitch markers (one in a different colour); waste yarn or stitch holders; measuring tape and yarn needle for weaving in ends.

Techniques
Knowledge of the following technique is required: Long tail cast on, German short row shaping, working in the round (magic loop) and pick up & knit (PUK).

Links to technique help videos are included in the pattern.