Al Fresco by Jill Zielinski

Al Fresco

Knitting
October 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1210 - 1550 yards (1106 - 1417 m)
Approx 52 (57, 62)” / 132 (145, 157.5) cm
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Knit cuff-to-cuff, this is a surprisingly simple sport weight sweater with minimal seaming. Designed to be worn as a casual piece paired with yoga pants, or to layer over a floral dress, this sweater is perfect for any occasion. The unique construction creates a clever twist, and the luxurious combination of cashmere and silk is sure to make this sweater your new favorite!

YARN
Plucky Knitter, Spiffy (60% cashmere, 40% silk; 330 yds / 302 m): Road Trip, 4 (5, 5) skeins. Approx 1210 (1380, 1550) yds / 1106 (1260, 1417) m of sport weight yarn.

MATERIALS
» US 9 (5.5 mm) 32” / 80 cm or longer circular (circ) needle; one spare US 9 circ needle, any length— or size necessary to obtain gauge
» 2 stitch markers (m)
» Cable needle (cn)
» Stitch holders or waste yarn
» Tapestry needle

GAUGE
15 sts and 20 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st, blocked

FINISHED BUST MEASUREMENTS
Note: This sweater is designed to be oversized in the body with slightly fitted sleeves. Intended to be worn with approx 16–20” / 40.5–51 cm positive ease.
52 (57, 62)” / 132 (145, 157.5) cm