French Twist by Dani Sunshine
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French Twist

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 - 500 yards (229 - 457 m)
6m (1y, 2y, 3y) [4y, 6y, 8y]
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Pattern notes:
This cute little cropped sweater is knit in the round from the top down. A lace and cable pattern is worked down the front of the sweater and the ¾ length sleeves are knit in stockinette stitch, both are finished with twisted ribbing. It’s a good idea to read the whole pattern before beginning 

Materials:
Yarn:
DK Weight: 250 (275, 300, 325) (400, 450, 500) yards.
Sample was knit in The Plucky Knitter Plucky Sweater in the colourway ‘French Twist’.

Needles:
US5 /3.75mm circular needle (40 cm long) & US6 /4mm circular needle (40 cm long).
US5 / 3.75mm & US6 /4mm dpns or longer circular needle for magic loop method for sleeves.

Notions:
6 stitch markers, holders / waste yarn, tapestry needle.

To fit chest size:
18 (19, 21, 22) 23, 25, 26.5 inches /
45.5 (48.5, 53.5, 56) 58.5, 63.5, 67.5 cm

Actual chest measurements:
20.2 (21.7, 23.6, 24.4) 25.1, 26.7, 28.6 inches / 51.3 (55.1, 59.9, 62) 63.8, 67.8, 72.6 cm

Choose a size with 1.5 - 3 inches / 4 - 7.5 cm of positive ease.

Gauge:
21 sts & 30 rows in 4 inches / 10 cm square in stockinette stitch on larger needles (adjust needle size if necessary to get gauge).