Sweatershirt by Kate Oates

Sweatershirt

Knitting
August 2018
La Bien Aimee mohair silk
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Lace
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)
1250 - 4200 yards (1143 - 3840 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)(10, 11, 12, 13)
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Casual and oversized, just like your favorite sweatshirt. The silhouette and neckline detail provide effortless style and comfort along with an easy fit. Sweater is worked from the top down with drop-shoulder seamless sleeves. Front and back hem are split at the sides and worked separately for a little extra length on the back. Pattern is suitable for adventurous beginning knitters ready to try some new techniques. Shown in Size 3 with 8.5”/21.5 cm positive ease. Design is intended to be worn with 8-12”/20.5-30.5 cm positive ease and To Fit guidance is provided. This pattern is also available in children’s sizes (pattern sold separately).

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SIZE
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)(10, 11, 12, 13)
TO FIT CHEST
30 (33.25, 36.5, 39.5, 42)(45.25, 48.5, 51.5, 54.75)(58, 61.25, 64.5, 67.5)”
96.5 (105, 113, 120.5, 127)(135.5, 143.5, 151, 159.5)(167.5, 176, 184, 192) cm
ACTUAL FINISHED CHEST
38 (41.25, 44.5, 47.5, 50)(53.25, 56.5, 59.5, 62.75)(66, 69.25, 72.5, 75.5)”
96.5 (105, 113, 120.5, 127)(135.5, 143.5, 151, 159.5)(167.5, 176, 184, 192) cm
TOOLS
Size 6 (4 mm) 16” (40 cm) and 40” (100 cm) circular needles and set of DPNs, Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles and set of DPNs, spare circular needles
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, scrap yarn & crochet hook suitable for provisional CO,
GAUGE
20 sts and 28 rows per 4”/10 cm in stockinette on larger needles
YARN
Worsted weight, two color version:
A: 850 (900, 975, 1025, 1125)(1200, 1300, 1375, 1450)(1525, 1575, 1675, 1725) yards
780 (825, 895, 940, 1030)(1100, 1190, 1260, 1330)(1395, 1445, 1535, 1580) meters
B: 400 (425, 475, 500, 525)(550, 600, 625, 650)(700, 725, 750, 800) yards
370 (390, 435, 460, 485)505, 550, 575, 59565, 690, 735) meters

Fingering weight held with Lace weight for solid version:
Heavier Yarn: 1125 (1200, 1300, 1375, 1500)(1575, 1700, 1800, 1900)(2000, 2075, 2200, 2250) yards
1030 (1100, 1190, 1260, 1375)(1445, 1555, 1650, 1740)(1830, 1900, 2015, 2060) meters
Lighter Yarn: 1025 (1100, 1175, 1250, 1350)(1450, 1550, 1625, 1725)(1825, 1900, 2000, 2050) yards
940 (1010, 1075, 1145, 1235)(1330, 1420, 1490, 1580)(1670, 1740, 1830, 1875) meters

Sample Yarn
Solid Version: Both yarns are held together for the project.

  • Kelbourne Woolens Perennial in Gold
  • La Bien Aimée Mohair Silk in Yellow Brick Road

Colorblocked Version:

  • YOTH Yarns Big Sister in Guava with Cacao

  • Note: YOTH Yarns can be hard to find. I recommend Magpie Fibers Swanky DK as an excellent substitution.*

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