Abrazo Slipover by Sabina Harnage

Abrazo Slipover

Knitting
November 2020
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 19 - 15.0 mm
210 - 385 yards (192 - 352 m)
XS-5XL
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The Abrazo is a contemporary style chunky slipover that will effortlessly keep you dressed up and warm. Slipover features large openings for the arms, cropped in the front and slightly longer in the back, it is framed with an i-cord edging to give it a minimal look. First you will cast on and work the stitches for the back, after that you will work left shoulder then right shoulder as well as the front to shape the neckline and the armholes, then you will connect the front and back to work the body in the round. The slipover is worked in stockinette stitch all the way through. It is meant to be worn with little ease 5-10 cm of positive ease is built into the pattern. Choose a size that is closest to your bust circumference.

Sizes
Bust circumference of the finished slipover with ease built in; XS 36”, S 38”, M 41 ¾ ”, L 43 ¾ ”, XL 47”, 2XL 50”, 3XL 52 ¾ ”, 4XL 56 ¼ “, 5XL 61” approximately (XS 91, S 97, M 106, L 111, XL 120, 2XL 127, 3XL 134, 4XL 143, 5XL 154 cm).

Gauge
7 stitches by 10 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) using size (US 19) 15 mm needles in stockinette stitch, blocked.
Gauge is important, you will need to check it periodically as knitters tend to knit differently when knitting flat and knitting in the round.

Yarn
480, (520), 580, (620), 680, (725), 800, (860), 880 grams of “Crazy Sexy Wool” from Wool and The Gang, or “The Wool” from We Are Knitters (200 grams = 80 meters / 87 yards).

Suggested needles
US 19 (15 mm) 32” or 40” / 80 cm or 100 cm circular knitting needles or needles to obtain gauge.