Demerara Pullover by Kavitha Raman

Demerara Pullover

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
575 - 1075 yards (526 - 983 m)
Chest Circumferences - 24",26",28",30",32"
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DEMERARA is a top down raglan pullover with a simple cable panel running in the front, designed for child sizes. I had fun designing this as a response to my 5 year old’s request for a “snow sweater”. :-)
I hope this turns out to be an enjoyable knit for you as well.

MATERIALS
575(710,800,930,1075)yards/525(650,735,850,980)m of DK or light worsted yarn. The sample was knit using Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Worsted (100% Superwash Wool - 220 yards / 200m per 100gms/3.5oz) in Pumpkin Spice colorway.

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, Stitch holder or waste yarn, cable needles, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
22 st and 30 rows to 4”(10 cm) in stockinette stitch using 4mm (US 6) needles.
Before measuring, please ensure the swatch is washed and blocked the same way the finished garment would be washed and blocked.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest Circumferences 24(26,28,30,32)inches;(61,66,71,76cm,81)cm.

Upper arm circumferences 8.5(9.75,10.5,11.5,12)inches;
22(25,27,29,31)cm.

Sleeve length (from underarm to bottom hem) 12(14,15,16,18)inches;(30,36,38,41,46)cm.

Body length (from underarm to bottom hem) 10.5(12.25,13.5,15,16.5)inches;27(31,34,38,42)cm.

NOTES
Choose your size according to the desired ease.
E.g. : For 2” positive ease on a 24” inch chest, use the instructions given for for 26” finished chest circumference.

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