Pine by Jo Storie


October 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
360 - 1080 yards (329 - 988 m)
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Garter stitch sleeveless slouchy cardigan

“Designed for both adults and kids, this is a very versatile basic, layer it over t–shirts and wear slouchy and open or cinch in at the waist with a chunky leather belt.” - Jo Storie

Sizes available - Actual chest
Child (Approx aged 5-8) - 61-67cm(24in-26½in)
Junior (Approx aged 9+) - 76-81cm (28in-32in)
Adult S-M (as shown on model) - 81-96.5cm (32in-38in)
Adult L-XL - 101.5-106.5cm (40in-46in)

Knitted measurements approx (as worn)
Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement)
Child - 82cm (32in)
Junior - 100cm (39in)
Adult S – M - 120cm (47in)
Adult L-XL - 150cm (59in)
* This is an approximation of the actual measurement due to the unusual construction of the shape, however it has been designed to fit big.

Length from centre back neck as worn approx
Child - 45cm (18in)
Junior - 54cm (21in)
Adult S – M - 63cm (25in)
Adult L-XL - 66cm (26in)

Photographed in Mid Brown Jacob

Amount of yarn
1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
You will need (approx): 3:4:6:9 x 100g balls

Child - 330m / 360yds
Junior - 440m / 480yds
Adult S – M - 660m / 720yds
Adult L-XL - 990m / 1080yds


Skills required
This is a project for first-time knitters using basic knit and purl stitches, and simple shapings.

Materials required
You will need:
• one pair of 9mm (US13) straight needles
• a tapestry needle for sewing up
• row counter and stitch markers.

• 11 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in garter st using 9mm (US 13) needles.
• 13 sts x 18 rows in stocking st using 7mm needles as recommended on the ball band.