Riverside Picnic by Suvi Simola

Riverside Picnic

Knitting
July 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1071 - 1678 yards (979 - 1534 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL). Finished Bust: 40 Β½ (44 ΒΌ, 48, 52 Β½, 56 Β½, 60 ΒΌ)” / 102.5 (112, 122, 133.5, 143, 153) cm; to fit bust 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48)” / 72 (82, 92, 102, 112, 122) cm.
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A relaxed V-neck sweater with striped shoulder panels and long sleeves. The shoulder panels are worked first. Stitches for the back and fronts are picked up from the panels and worked back and forth according to the instructions. The rest of the body and sleeves are worked in the round and the V-neck is finished off with a ribbing.

PATTERN INFORMATION

SIZES: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Finished Bust: 40 Β½ (44 ΒΌ, 48, 52 Β½, 56 Β½, 60 ΒΌ)” / 102.5 (112, 122, 133.5, 143, 153) cm;
to fit bust 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48)” / 72 (82, 92, 102, 112, 122) cm.
The sweater is designed to be worn with approximately 12-12 ½” / 30-31 cm of positive ease which is already built into each size. Shown in size S.

YARN
The Yarn Collective Bloomsbury DK (263 yds / 240 m per 100 g skein, 100 % wool)
4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins MC, shown in Surf
1 skein CC, shown in Sand
or DK weight yarn, approximately
1048 (1151, 1268, 1394, 1510, 1639) yds / 956 (1051, 1157, 1272, 1378, 1496) m MC
23 (26, 30, 32, 37, 39) yds / 21 (24, 27, 29, 33, 36) m CC

NEEDLES
For body:
size US 6 / 4 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long
size US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long for body ribbing
size US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needle, 16-24” / 40-60 cm long for neck ribbing
For sleeves:
size US 6 / 4 mm double pointed needles
size US 4 / 3.5 mm double pointed needles for sleeve ribbing
or long circular needles if using Magic loop technique

NOTIONS
3 stitch markers (two regular markers and one removable marker)
row counter
waste yarn for holding stitches
tapestry needle

GAUGE
21 sts and 28 rows in Stockinette stitch using larger needles = 4” / 10 cm