Preppy by Patricia Roberts

Preppy

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches = 2 inches
in stripe pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
small - medium - large
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Preppy is a pattern for both a cardigan and a sweater. It is a cropped garment, V-necked, with long set-in sleeves. The garment features multi-coloured stripes in alternating stocking stitch and reverse stocking stitch patterning.

The tension/gauge is 15 sts to 5cm/2 inches in width and 40 rows to 7.5cm/3 inches in depth.

Measurements (in cm then inches)

The cardigan
Underarms: 90 (37) 95 (39) 100 (41)
Side seam: 26 (10.5)
Length: 45.5 (18.25) 46 (18.5) 47 (18.75)
Sleeve seam: 43 (17.5)

The sweater
Underarms: 90 (37) 95 (39) 100 (41)
Side seam: 28 (11.25)
Length: 47.5 (19) 48 (19.25) 49 (19.5)
Sleeve seam: 43 (17.5)

For a version of the cardigan or the sweater with 5 contrast colours, either 5 x 50g balls of Lambswool No 1 or Cashmere No 1 in main colour plus 1 ball of the same yarn in contrast b and 1 ball of Patricia Roberts Angora in each of the other 4 contrast colours.

The pattern had been available from the Patricia Roberts store in London. The store is now closed. The pattern may become available through secondhand outlets.