Party Of Five by Jill Zielinski

Party Of Five

Knitting
October 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, in-the-round, blocked on gauge needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1245 - 2818 yards (1138 - 2577 m)
SIZE: Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
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Five colors make for a fun, striped yoke on this top-down, seamless pullover. Super cozy, with features such as a Hi-Low hem and options for a turtleneck or crew neck, this DK weight design will fly off your needles in no time. I’m willing to bet the Party Of Five sweater is sure to become your new favorite!

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Suggested ease: 2–6” / 5–15.25 cm of positive ease.
Model is shown wearing size Small with 6” of positive ease.

• Approx 35.25 (38.5, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68)” / 89 (98, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152, 163, 173) cm full-chest circumference
• Approx 24.5 (25.5, 26.5, 27.5, 28.5, 29.5, 30.5, 31.5, 32.5)” / 62 (65, 67.5, 70, 72.5, 75, 77.5, 80.5, 85) cm full-back length (mea- sured from center back neck)

YARN:
Please Note: MC yardage is based off a version with a turtleneck.
• Plucky Knitter Yakkity DK (100% yak; 325 yd / 297 m per
100 g); in color Sea Salt (MC); 3 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.
• Plucky Knitter Beauregard DK (60% yak, 40% cashmere;
300 yd / 274 m per 100 g); in colors Dreamy (C1), Campari (C2), Wax Poetic (C3), Lake Placid (C4), and Grumpy Old Sailor (C5);
1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein each color.

Or… DK Weight yarn in the following amounts:
• MC: Approx 911 (1035, 1232, 1387, 1553, 1728, 1904, 2091, 2287) yds / 828 (941, 1120, 1261, 1411, 1571, 1731, 1901, 2079) m
• C1: Approx 40 (40, 43, 45, 45, 47, 47, 47, 47) yds / 37 (37, 39, 41, 41, 43, 43, 43, 43) m
• C2: Approx 64 (64, 68, 71, 71, 75, 75, 75, 75) yds / 58 (58, 62, 65, 65, 68, 68, 68, 68) m
• C3: Approx 74 (75, 89, 94, 100, 110, 110, 110, 117) yds / 68 (68, 81, 85, 91, 100, 100, 100, 107) m
• C4: Approx 78 (83, 95, 104, 111, 122, 128, 137, 146) yds / 71 (76, 86, 95, 101, 111, 117, 124, 133) m
• C5: Approx 78 (83, 95, 104, 111, 122, 128, 137, 146) yds / 71 (76, 86, 95, 101, 111, 117, 124, 133) m

GAUGE:
20 sts x 28 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in St st, in-the-round, blocked on Gauge Needle

NEEDLES:
Needles listed are suggested. Always take time to swatch.
• Gauge Needle: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needles and DPNs—or size necessary to obtain gauge
• Smaller Needle: Size US 4 (3.5 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needles and DPNs—or one size smaller than Gauge Needle

TOOLS:
Stitch markers, waste yarn, and tapestry needle

NOTES:
• Piece is knit in the round from the top down.
• Yoke is worked to the underarms, with short-row shaping to raise the back of neck and to create high-low hemline.
• Sleeves are placed on hold while the Body is worked in the round to the bottom edge, then Sleeves are worked in the round to the cuff.
• For short rows, sample shown uses the method for Japanese Short Rows in-the-round.