Caia

Knitting
July 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
460 - 630 yards (421 - 576 m)
For bust sizes 36" (38/40/42) (44/46) (48/50/52) with about 8" of positive ease build in.
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The new Caia sweater is light, airy and loose fitting sweater, in short the perfect top for the summer! It can be a pool cover up as well as a top worn to the office or out to dinner.

Knitted flat in mostly purled stitches, seamed with cropped sleeves and ribbed neck and hemlines.

For bust sizes ranging from 36/38/40/42/44/46/48/50/52” to be worn with about 8” of positive ease, worked into each size.

Yarn
Knit kits with organic cotton in a DK weight by Yarnz2go, 125 yards/50 grams per skein, 4 (4/4/4) (5/5) (5/5/5) skeins. Color used here is called Stone.

Alternatively use 460 (490/505/525) (555/570) (585/615/630) yards of a DK weight yarn.

Notion
US size 8 (5 mm) circular needle 32” (80 cm) in length
US size 8 (5 mm) circular needle 16” (40 cm) in length
1 Stitch marker
Darning needle for finishing
Scrap yarn optional

Gauge
11 st and 19 rows in 4” in Purse stitch pattern.

Level of Expertise: Intermediate

Written pattern with schematic. Tech edited and test knitted.

Enjoy Caia!