City Block Sweater by Lindsay Degen

City Block Sweater

Knitting
May 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
410 - 655 yards (375 - 599 m)
3 months (6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months)
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MATERIALS

  • Main Color (MC): 2 skeins of Purl Soho’s Posy, 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, and 10% nylon. Each skein is approximately 318 yards/100grams; approximately 360 (395, 440, 500, 585) total yards required. We used the color Mourning Dove for one sample and Black Cherry for the other.
  • Contrast Color 1 (CC1): 1 skein of Pocket Posy, 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, and 10% nylon. Each skein is approximately 79 yards/25 grams; approximately 30 (30, 35, 35, 40) total yards required. We used Sour Gooseberry for the Mourning Dove Sample and Azalea Glow for the Black Cherry one.
  • Contrast Color 2 (CC2): 1 skein of Pocket Posy. Approximately 20 (20, 25, 25, 30) total yards required. We used Marigold Orange for the Mourning Dove sample and Lilac Mist for the Black Cherry one.
  • US 2, 24-inch circular needles or long straight needles
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Intarsia bobbins (optional)
  • A DEGEN for Purl Soho: City Block Sweater Pattern

GAUGE
27 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

SIZES

3 months (6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months)

Finished Chest Circumference: 18½ (20, 22, 23½, 25½) inches

Finished Body Length From Bottom Edge To Underarm: 5½ (5½, 6, 6¼, 7¼) inches

Finished Body Length From Bottom Edge To Top Of Shoulder: 11½ (11¾, 12½, 13, 14¼) inches

Finished Sleeve Length: 5½ (5¾, 6¼, 6¾, 7¾) inches

Samples: The sweaters pictured here are sizes 6 months (in Mourning Dove) and 12 months (in Black Cherry)