Sleepover by Melissa Kemmerer

Sleepover

Knitting
July 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
900 - 1700 yards (823 - 1554 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
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“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.”
-Jim Henson

This pattern can be found in issue four of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and at select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

The perfect boxy sweater to take you from a casual day at the office to Happy Hour with your coworkers to a good old fashioned slumber party with your best girlfriends. Get your best fiber b’s together, pick your favorite colors of Swanky DK, grab your favorite bottle(s) of wine, and cast on. Knit top-down, in the round, seamlessly, and utilizing contiguous shoulders with an easy-to-remember textured panel down each arm, the Sleepover Sweater is a fun knit with the potential to become your favorite go-to sweater.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL).

Bust/waist/hip circumference: 46.5 (50.5, 54.5, 58.5, 62.5, 66.5, 70.5)“/ 116 (126, 136, 146, 156, 166, 176)cm. See last picture for schematic, and see below for additional measurements.

Needles: US 6/4.0mm or size to obtain gauge and US 4/3.5mm or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle, in 24”/60cm circular and DPNs (or preferred sleeve needles).

Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rnds = 4”/10cm.

Yarn: dk weight: 900 (1000, 1100, 1250, 1380, 1510, 1700) yards/ 823 (914, 1005, 1143, 1262, 1380, 1555) meters.

Notions: 5 st markers, tapestry needle, scrap yarn.

Sample knit in: Magpie Fibers Swanky DK (80% SW Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 250 yards/115 grams) in London Rain.

Schematic Measurements:
A: 18.5 (19.25, 19.25, 19.25, 20, 20, 20.75)“/46 (48, 48, 48, 50, 50, 52)cm.
B: 46.5 (50.5, 54.5, 58.5, 62.5, 66.5, 70.5)”/ 116 (126, 136, 146, 156, 166, 176)cm.
C: 9.5 (10.5, 11.5, 12.5, 13.5, 15.5, 17)”/ 24.5 (26.5, 29.5, 31.5, 34.5, 39.5, 43.5)cm.
D: 10 (10.5, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 13)”/ 25.5 (26.5, 26.5, 28, 28, 30.5, 33)cm.
E: 12.5”/30.5cm, or desired length.

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