Northwoods V Neck by Jessie Maed Designs

Northwoods V Neck

Knitting
October 2022
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette knit flat & in the round, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 1400 yards (732 - 1280 m)
(XS, S, M)[L, 1X, 2X]{3X, 4X, 5X} to fit chest measurement of: (28, 32, 36)[40, 44, 48]{52, 56, 60}" (71, 81.5, 91.5)[101.5, 112, 122]{132, 142, 152.5}cm
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Mix & match your favorite colors of DK or light worsted weight yarn, or just choose one for this basic top down deep v neck inspired by the colors & autumn chill of the deep Northwoods of Wisconsin where I grew up.

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Sizes
All of my patterns are #SizeInclusive through a 62” chest.

(XS, S, M)L, 1X, 2X{3X, 4X, 5X} to fit chest measurement of:
(28, 32, 36)40, 44, 48{52, 56, 60}“
(71, 81.5, 91.5)101.5, 112, 122{132, 142, 152.5}cm

Garment Full Chest Measurement:
(36, 40, 44)48, 52, 56{60, 64, 68}“
(91.5, 101.5, 112)122, 132, 142{152.5, 162.5, 172.5}cm

This top is designed with 6-8”/15-20cm of positive ease at the full chest for a very relaxed fit. To choose your size, add 6-8”/15-20cm to your full chest measurement and choose the closest garment full chest measurement size.

Suggested Yarn
Multicolored Version
Ritual Dyes Marona
(100% Cormo, 3-ply, 250yds/100g)
Forsythia, Lamb’s Ear, and Quartzite Light Colorways

The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Pishkun
(100% Montana & Wyoming Rambouillet, 2-ply, 255yds/100g) Flower Point, Kinnikinnick, and Juniper Colorways

Solid Version
Ritual Dyes Elder
(100% sustainable American Rambouillet, 2 ply, 190yds/100g)
Chestnut Colorway

Suggested Needles
Main body: US 7 (4.50mm) 32”-40” circular needles, plus preferred needles for small circumference knitting
Ribbing: US 5 (3.75mm) 32”-40” circular needles, plus preferred needles for small circumference knitting

Gauge
18 sts & 28 rows / 4”(10cm), stockinette flat & in the round, blocked

Yarn Requirements
Total
(926, 1001, 1077)1140, 1225, 1300{1401, 1500, 1600}yds
(846, 915, 984)1042, 1120, 1188{1281, 1371, 1462}m

Requirements by individual color:
CC1 (green), CC2 (mint), CC3 (gold), CC4 (pink), CC5 (red), CC6 (aqua)

yds CC1 CC2 CC3 CC4 CC5 CC6
XS 208 192 137 139 130 120
S 225 207 148 150 141 130
M 242 223 159 161 152 140
L 255 235 170 170 160 150
1X 275 254 181 183 173 159
2X 292 269 192 195 183 169
3X 315 290 207 210 197 182
4X 337 311 221 225 211 195
5X 359 331 236 240 226 208

m CC1 CC2 CC3 CC4 CC5 CC6
XS 190 176 125 127 119 110
S 206 189 135 137 129 119
M 221 204 145 147 139 128
L 233 215 155 155 146 137
1X 251 232 165 167 158 145
2X 267 246 176 178 167 154
3X 288 265 189 192 180 166
4X 308 284 202 206 193 178
5X 328 303 216 219 207 190

Materials
stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, darning needle

Techniques
knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, backwards loop cast on, blocking

Construction
This design is knit seamlessly from the top down with shoulder short row shaping & tapered sleeves. Stitches are picked up for sleeves and neckline.