Winter Rain by Jenn Emerson
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Winter Rain

Knitting
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1120 - 1825 yards (1024 - 1669 m)
32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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Nothing in your knitted wardrobe is quite so beloved as that favorite, cozy pullover. You reach for it again and again, like an old friend. Winter Rain is that favorite pullover. With an optional kangaroo pocket, for keeping hands warm or storing a few essentials, and a button-up cowl neck that can be worn open or closed, Winter Rain is the perfect sweater for anything from breezy sunny days to chilly snowy walks. Gentle waist shaping via princess seams offers a flattering silhouette while the slight positive ease ensures maximum comfort. Knit it up in a solid color for a classic look, or in your favorite variegated or speckled yarn for a fun, whimsical pullover.

Sizes
32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)“ / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132) cm.
For maximum comfort this sweater is designed to be worn with 2-3”/5-7.5 cm of positive ease. Please choose a size based on your chest measurement, plus any desired ease.

Yarn
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins of Colour Adventures Dia Twist DK in Fog, or approximately 1120 (1265, 1405, 1545, 1685, 1825) yards / 1025 (1155, 1285, 1415, 1540, 1670) meters of DK weight yarn.

Sample knit in Colour Adventures Dia Twist DK in Fog.

Gauge
20 sts, 28 rows = 4”/10 cm on larger needles in stockinette.

Techniques

  • knitting flat and in the round
  • basic increases (m1L, m1R) and decreases (ssk, k2tog)
  • making buttonholes
  • picking up stitches
  • i-cord bind off

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