Profit Six by Megh Testerman

Profit Six

Knitting
September 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
4.5 mm
800 - 1440 yards (732 - 1317 m)
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The design for this sweater takes inspiration from the wool sweaters worn by cadets at military academies around the world. This sweater imagines what a future cadet might wear at a space academy: a classically structured garment with subtle geometric elements suitable for space travellers as well as women of our time.

Techniques
Stitches: knit, purl, ktbl, ptbl, k2tog, ssk, m1L, m1R, k2tog
Cast On: long-tail, knitted cast on, backwards loop cast on, provisional crochet cast on (neck)
Bind Off: I-Cord (hem, cuffs)
Techniques: short rows/w&t, knitting flat, knitting in the round, picking up and knitting, crochet chain, I-cord

Yarn
5 (5, 5, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9) skeins of Spud & Chloe Sweater; 55% wool, 45% organic cotton; colour: Lake
Yardage: 741 (796, 878, 951, 1015, 1079, 1125, 1170, 1216, 1262)m / 810 (870, 960, 1040, 110, 1180, 1230, 1280, 1330, 1380)yds

Needles
4.5mm/US 7 32” circular needles
4.5mm/US 7 DPNs
4.0mm/US 6 16” circular needles or one size smaller than gauge (for collar)
5.5mm/US 9 US DPN or single point needle or needle 2 sizes larger than gauge (for I-cord bind off)
4.5mm/US7 crochet hook

Other Supplies
6 stitch markers
2 knitter’s safety pins
tapestry needle

Sizes
To fit bust sizes: 94 (100.5, 103, 108, 114.5, 119.5, 125.5, 131, 132, 136)cm / 37 (39.5, 40.5, 42.5, 45, 47, 49.5, 51.5, 52, 53.5)in

Ease
Intended to be worn with 2.5-5cm / 1-2in positive ease