Down Home by Kathryn Folkerth

Down Home

by Kathryn Folkerth
January 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
1400 - 2300 yards (1280 - 2103 m)
XS (S1, S2, M1) M2 (L1, L2, XL)
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Cozy up when the temperatures drop with Down Home.

Down Home is knit flat and seamed for stability. The fronts are knit in one piece. You’ll cast on for the left front and work from the bottom up through the shoulder shaping and across the neck before working the right front from the top down.

Finished Sizes:

XS (S1, S2, M1) M2 (L1, L2, XL)

with finished chest circumferences of:

35.5 (39, 43.5, 47) 51.5 (55, 59.5, 63)”
88.5 (97, 108.5, 117) 128.5 (137, 148.5, 157) cm

Sweater is meant to be worn with 4+” / 10+ cm of positive ease.

The sample shown is shown in a size S1 on a 34” bust.

Yarn Requirements:

Approximately 1,400 (1,500, 1,600, 1,800) 1,900 (2,000, 2,100, 2,300) yards / 1280 (1370, 1465, 1645) 1737 (1829, 1920, 2103) meters bulky weight wool.

Sample shown in Cascade, Ecological Wool (100% Wool & 478 yards / 437 meters per 250g) Colorway: Antique, 4 skeins

Needles and Notions:

US size 10.5 / 6.5 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge plus one extra needle for 3 needle bind off.

1 stitch marker, scrap yarn for provisional cast on, tapestry needle.

Techniques used:

Provisional cast on, 3-needle bind off, increasing, decreasing, casting on at the end of a row.

Many thanks to Dana Gervais for tech editing this pattern.

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