Short-Sleeved Striped Cotton Sweater by Sarah Dallas

Short-Sleeved Striped Cotton Sweater

Knitting
August 2002
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, using larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
828 yards (757 m)
S, M, L
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Summary: Short-sleeved sweater with thick and thin stripes in four colors.

Size Details:

  • to fit bust 32” (81cm), 34” (86cm), 36” (91cm)
  • actual size: 35” (88cm), 37” (94cm), 39” (99cm)
  • back length: 20” (51cm), 20” (51cm), 20” (51cm)
  • sleeve seam: 5” (13cm), 5” (13cm), 5” (13cm)

Yarn Details: pattern calls for four colors of yarn; same yardage for all sizes

  • Color A: 276 yds. of DK yarn; or 3 balls Rowan Handknit DK Cotton (pattern uses color rosso)
  • Color B: 92 yds. of DK yarn; or 1 ball Rowan Handknit DK Cotton (pattern uses color gooseberry)
  • Color C: 276 yds. of DK yarn; or 3 balls Rowan Handknit DK Cotton (pattern uses color sugar)
  • Color B: 184 yds. of DK yarn; or 2 balls Rowan Handknit DK Cotton (pattern uses color flame)

Additional Materials:
- stitch holder