Meeting Triangles Sweater Coat by Jennifer Dassau

Meeting Triangles Sweater Coat

October 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
950 - 1425 yards (869 - 1303 m)
32 (36, 40, 44, 48)” bust.
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Short row triangles created with the yarnover method meet along the collar panel of this sweater coat. The collar is worked seamlessly along with the body; additional short rows shape the shoulders and the sleeve caps.

Construction: Meeting Triangles is worked seamlessly from the top down, with the triangles along the front and collar panels created using short rows, simultaneously with the body. Sleeve stitches are picked up from the armhole and worked seamlessly in the round, with short row sleeve cap shaping. The cardigan is designed to be worn open, displaying the colorwork on the front edges.

Finished Size: About 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)” bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 36”.

Yarn: Chunky weight (#5 Bulky)
Shown here: Cascade Yarns Eco Plus (100% wool; 478 yd 437m/8.82oz/ 250g): Pumpkin Spice (MC), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins; Real Teal (CC) about 50-60 yards.

Needles: Size 9 (5.5mm): 32” (80cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: 4 markers (m); 2 removable markers; stitch holders; yarn needle; scrap yarn for provisional CO.

Gauge: 15 sts and 20 rows = 4” in St st. One short row triangle panel of 15 sts and 30 rows is 4” wide and 5.5” long.