Boxy Sweater by The Fibre Co.

Boxy Sweater

February 2018
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch, worked flat
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1201 - 1801 yards (1098 - 1647 m)
To fit bust: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52] in)
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Boxy Sweater

A wardrobe staple in a classic, wearable shape. Reverse stocking stitch shows off the yarn beautifully and gives texture to an otherwise minimalist piece. This boxy sweater is worked from the bottom up in pieces with carefully shaped shoulders and seams for stability that result in a flattering fit.

To fit bust: 76-81 86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132 cm (30-32 34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52 in)

The sweater is intended to fit with 15-20 cm (6-8 in) of positive ease, measured around chest. Sample shown in second size.

Bust (at underarm): 96 106: 116: 126: 136: 146 cm (38.5 42.5: 46.5: 50.5: 54.5: 58.5 in)
Length (from shoulder): 57.5 cm (22.5 in)
Sleeve seam: 25 cm (10in)

The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering (50% baby alpaca, 30% merino wool, 20% bamboo, 183 m (200 yd) per 50 g hank) in Sarsaparilla - 6 7: 7: 8: 8: 9 hanks

1 pair 2.75mm (US 3) needles (or size to obtain gauge)
1 pair 3mm (US 2.5) needles (or size to obtain gauge)
2.75mm (US 2) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)

Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, darning needle.

28 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st using 3mm (US 2.5) needles.

Foundations: The first wobbly scarf you knit and knotted proudly around your neck to keep out the cold. The handmade mittens you wore as a child, a gift from a beloved relative. When we think about the hours spent making those items, we understand that they are an act of love. It’s the time you set aside for your own creativity that day. It’s the way you felt as your beloved pulled on your hat as they left for work that day. Each stitch, a hidden wish. The gift of handmade is at the core of our latest series of design collections. We named it ‘Foundations’ because these are the building blocks for a lifelong hobby in which we can clothe ourselves and our loved ones in beautiful colours and texture.