Pretty with Jeans by Stephanie Lotven

Pretty with Jeans

Knitting
June 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
985 - 2240 yards (901 - 2048 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
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Jeans are the center of my wardrobe. Everything I wear needs to look good with jeans. The perfect everyday sweater is hard to find. I want something that I can dress up or down; something that makes sense at a restaurant or chasing my kids at the park. This sweater is my new favorite basic; the perfect match for my favorite jeans. Simple and classic, the Pretty with Jeans cardigan covers the bum and flatters the waist. This cardigan is knit from the top down and includes V-neck and A-line waist shaping. Short row shaping at the base of the cardigan is fun to knit and even better to wear. Next time you pull out your favorite pair of jeans, you won’t have to think about which sweater to wear. Time to rock PRETTY WITH JEANS!

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
with 2-3” [5-7.6cm] of ease

YARN
DK weight yarn
Sweet Georgia SUPERWASH DK
(100% superwash merino 256 yards / 4 oz 234 meters / 115g)
985 (1155, 1325, 1480, 1750, 1900, 2075, 2240) yards [900 (1056, 1212, 1353, 1600, 1900, 2075, 2240) meters]

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Bust: 30.5 (33.75, 37.75, 42.5, 45.75, 49.75, 53.75, 59.25) inches / [77.5 (86, 96, 108, 116, 126.5, 136.5, 150.5) cm]
Hips: 34.5 (38, 42.25, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62) inches / [87 (96.5, 107.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5) cm]
Front Hem to Underarm: 16.75 (17.25, 18.5, 19, 20.25, 20.75, 20.75, 20.75) inches / [42.5 (44, 47, 48.5, 51.5, 53, 53, 53) cm]
Back Hem to Underarm: 18 (18.75, 19.75, 20.5, 21.5, 22, 22.5, 23.25) inches / [46 (48, 50, 52, 54.5, 56, 57, 59) cm]

NEEDLES
US 6 [4mm] 32” [80cm] circular or as required to meet gauge and DPNs or needles for small circumference in US 6 [4mm] & US 4 [3.5mm]

GAUGE
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in STOCKINETTE stitch after blocking on LARGER needles
20 stitches & 32 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in GARTER stitch after blocking on LARGER needles

TOOLS
3 1-inch buttons, 4 stitch markers, 12 removable markers, blocking pins, tape measure, scrap yarn & tapestry needle

SKILLS
knitting flat, short rows