Castles in the Air Sweater by Helen Cox

Castles in the Air Sweater

December 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1422 - 2054 yards (1300 - 1878 m)
36, 42.5, 48.5"
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An easy to wear long sweater in a softly draping cotton yarn.

The sweater is knitted from the bottom up in pieces and seamed. It is patterned with slip stitches and bobbles, and edged with brick stitch; all instructions are written out fully and easy to follow. The slightly dropped arm and positive ease makes it comfortable to wear.

The model is wearing size 36”, which has 2” of positive ease.

For experienced knitters.

Measurements are:

Size: 36, 42.5, 48.5”
Chest size of finished garment: 38, 45, 51”
Length of sleeve from underarm: 16.5, 16.5, 16.5”
Length from underarm to hem: 16.5, 17, 19”
Length from centre back of neck to hem: 24, 26, 29”

Number of balls of yarn needed: 9, 11, 13

James C Brett Cotton On DK as suggested for this pattern gives a soft drape, and is machine washable.

Price is £3.24 on Lovecrafts.