City Sweater by Megan Lynch

City Sweater

Knitting
October 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 9.5 rows = 4 inches
in k2, p1
US 17 - 12.0 mm
145 - 635 yards (133 - 581 m)
S (M, L, XL)
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Bulky yarn can be overbearing to wear, but with all the modifications in this sweater you’re sure to find an option that works for you & your wardrobe. You can choose from (slightly) cropped or tunic length, sleeves or no sleeves, & cardigan or pullover. This is a pattern that you can truly make your own, & it will certainly be a cozy companion for years to come.

SIZING
– S (M, L, XL)
– Smallest waistline measurement: 33” (40”, 47”, 54”)
– Full finished measurements: see schematic on next page

FIBER
– Cropped (with sleeves): approximately 335 (360, 410, 455) yards super bulky yarn
– Cropped (sleeveless): approximately 145 (195, 245, 295) yards super bulky yarn
– Tunic (with sleeves): approximately 435 (500, 565, 635) yards super bulky yarn
– Tunic (sleeveless): approximately 275 (340, 405, 475) yards super bulky yarn
– All samples used We Are Knitters The Wool

GAUGE
– 7 sts & 9.5 rnds = 4” in k2, p1 pattern; blocked

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
– US Size 17 circular ndl; 24”-36” length based on size (use waist measurement as a guide)
– 1 set US Size 17 DPN
– Removable stitch markers
– Scrap yarn (for holding stitches)
– Tapestry needle
– Measuring tape
– Crochet hook (for steeking, optional)
– Blocking materials of your choice

SKILLS & NOTES
If you are confused or stuck, there are a lot of great tutorials online for all of these techniques!
– Long tail CO
– Knitting in the round
– Simple decreasing
– Sweater shaping
– Steeking (optional): a video tutorial can be found here: https://www.freesiafibers.com/blog/2017/10/18/city-sweate...
– Inset pockets (optional): a video tutorial can be found here: https://www.freesiafibers.com/blog/2017/10/18/city-sweate...
– German short rows
– Provisional CO
– Attached I-Cord edging
– NOTE: Instructions that say “LEFT” OR “RIGHT” (e.g. “FRONT LEFT”, “BACK LEFT”) refer to when you are looking at the garment with the RS facing; this means that the FRONT LEFT shoulder will actually match with the BACK RIGHT