Superbulky Grandpa by Joji Locatelli

Superbulky Grandpa

Knitting
March 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 15 - 10.0 mm
500 - 740 yards (457 - 677 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL). Shown in size M on a 36” bust.
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Superbulky yarns can be intimidating, and finding the perfect pattern is always difficult… But working with them is such a joy.
Here’s a stylish and versatile cardigan that you can make in just a couple of days. A shawl collar, perfectly tailored waist and an optional pocket make this garment easy to wear any day as a sweater or even as a jacket.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL). Shown in size M on a 36” bust.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust circumference (buttoned): 32 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches; 80 (85, 95, 105, 115, 125, 135) cm. Choose a size with no ease to 2” of positive ease.
Bottom hem circumference: 34 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56) inches; 85 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140) cm.
Armhole depth: 6½ (6¾, 7½, 8, 9½, 11, 12¾) inches; 16 (17, 19, 20, 24, 28, 32) cm.
Length from underarm to hem: 15½ (16½, 17, 17, 17½, 18, 19) inches; 39, 41.5, 42.5, 42.5, 44, 45, 47.5) cm
Upper arm circumference: 11 (11¾, 12½, 14, 15, 16¾, 17½) inches; 27.5 (29.5, 31.5, 35, 37.5, 42, 44) cm.
Sleeve length from underarm to cuff: 16½ (18, 17½, 17½, 17½, 17, 17) inches; 41 (42.5, 44, 44, 44, 42.5, 42.5) cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 7 (7, 8 , 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins of Hygge by Woolfolk Yarn (50% Merino/28% Alpaca/22% Silk; 100g/76 yards 69 m) or 500 (530, 570, 605, 640, 680, 740) yards of superbulky yarn that gives you the right gauge. The sample was made using colorway 2 (Silver Gray).
Needles: US 15 (10 mm) circular needles.
Other notions: 3 buttons, approx. 1½“ diameter. Stitch markers, tapestry needle and some finer yarn in a similar color to the main yarn (for sewing the pockets).