Celosias by Jennifer Steingass

Celosias

Knitting
June 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
805 - 1965 yards (736 - 1797 m)
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The Celosias sweater is a quick and easy top down and seamless project featuring a stranded yoke, split hi-lo hem and options for short or long sleeves. With a simple yoke design and quick DK or worsted weight yarn, this is a very approachable stranded yoke sweater pattern for beginners. Use any type of wool or wool blend DK yarn. Calling for just 2 colors, you might already have just the yarn for this project in your stash!

SIZES
A (B, C, D, E, F, G)(H, I, J, K, L, M) #sizeinclusive

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
36.5 (38, 40, 42, 44.75, 47.5, 50)(54.5, 57.5, 60.5, 62.75, 64.75, 67.5)” / 91 (95, 100, 105, 112, 119, 125)(136, 144, 151, 157, 162, 169) cm.

Note: Sizes listed are the finished sweater measurements. This sweater is designed to be worn with positive ease: for a closer fit, choose the size that is 2-3” / 5-7.5 cm larger than your actual bust circumference or for a relaxed, boxy fit, choose a size 4-6” / 10-15 cm larger than your actual bust circumference. Shown in size B with 4” / 10 cm positive ease.

YARN
Fru Valborg Cashmerino DK. 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon 232 yds / 212 m per 100 grams

Main Color (MC): Serendipity 4 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5)(5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins for short sleeve option or 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7)(7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins for long sleeve option.

Coordinating Color (CC): Natural 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1)(1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein for both short or long sleeve options.

Or wool or wool blend yarn in the following amounts:
MC
Short sleeved option: 700 (750, 820, 880, 920, 970, 1020)(1070, 1120, 1170, 1220, 1270, 1320) yds / 640 (686, 750, 805, 843, 887, 933)(979, 1025, 1070, 1116, 1162, 1207) m
Long sleeved option: 1000 (1100, 1200, 1300, 1350, 1400, 1450)(1500, 1550, 1600, 1650, 1750, 1800) yds / 915 (1006, 1098, 1189, 1235, 1281, 1326)(1372, 1418, 1463, 1509, 1601, 1646) m

CC
(For both short or long sleeved options):
105 (110, 115, 120, 125, 130, 135)(140, 145, 150, 155, 160, 165) yds / 97 (101, 106, 110, 115, 119, 125)(128, 133, 138, 142, 147, 151) m.

NEEDLES
(Note: Swatch to determine what needle sizes you need to use. Needle sizes are only a suggestion.)
Needle A: US 4 / 3.5 mm DPNs or 16” / 40 cm circular (for neckline), matching set DPNs (for cuff), and 24” / 60 cm or longer circular for ribbed hem.
Needle B: US 6 / 4 mm DPNs and 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle for yoke, body, and magic looping sleeves.

GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rnds = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette st, in the round, on needle B.

CONSTRUCTION
Starting at the neckline, this sweater is worked seamlessly and from the top down. Short rows are added to shape the neckline and the stranded yoke is worked. The sleeves and body are separated and worked in the round. The body is finished with a slightly hi-lo split hem and options for short or long sleeves are included.

#sizeinclusive