The Dog Walker by Plucky Knitter Design
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The Dog Walker

Knitting
June 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1420 yards (732 - 1298 m)
Approx 33.25 (37, 39.5, 42, 45.5, 48, 51.5, 54)" / 84.5 (94, 100.5, 106.5, 115.5, 122, 130.5, 137) cm full-bust circumference
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Meet the first sweater in this #upyoursweatergame series, The Dog Walker! Knit circularly from the top down with straightforward shaping around the neck and raglan sleeves, The Dog Walker is perfect for beginners and seasoned sweater knitters alike. Picked up stitches at the neckline create a cozy broken-rib turtleneck with matching cuffs and hem. Written for both worsted and aran weights across multiple sizes, there’s sure to be an option for everyone.


Worsted Version…
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Suggested ease: + 6–8”.
• 35.5 (39, 42.5, 46.25, 50.5, 55)“ / 90 (99, 108, 117.5, 128, 139.5) cm
full-bust circumference
• 23.5 (24, 24.5, 25, 25.5, 26)” / 59.5 (61, 62, 63.5, 64.5, 66) cm full-
back length

YARN
Approx 970 (1170, 1265, 1490, 1630, 1800) yds / 885 (1070, 1155, 1360, 1490, 1646) m of worsted weight yarn

Recommended Plucky Knitter bases:
• Scholar
• Primo Worsted
• Groovy
• Halo Worsted
• Lodge Worsted
• Snug Worsted
• Trusty
• Yakpaca

GAUGE
18 sts and 28 rows/rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch

NEEDLES
Needles listed is suggested. Always take time to swatch.
• Gauge Needles: Size US 8 (5.0 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needle, and a set of DPNs
• Smaller Needles: Size US 6 (4.0 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needles and a set of double pointed needles (dpns)—two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle.

TOOLS
Stitch markers, removable stitch marker, waste yarn or large stitch holder, and tapestry needle.

NOTES
• This sweater is knit circularly top-down.
• Turtleneck is picked up and knit in rib after body and sleeves
are complete.


Aran Version…
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Suggested ease: + 6–8”. Sample shown with 8” ease.
• Approx 33.25 (37, 39.5, 42, 45.5, 48, 51.5, 54)“ / 84.5 (94, 100.5,
106.5, 115.5, 122, 130.5, 137) cm full-bust circumference
• 23 (23.5, 24, 24.5, 25.25, 25.75, 26.5, 27)” / 58.5 (59.5, 61, 62, 64,
65.5, 67.5, 68.5) cm full-back length

YARN
Approx 800 (900, 960, 1040, 1150, 1220, 1340, 1420) yds / 730 (825, 875, 950, 1050, 1115, 1225, 1300) m of aran weight yarn

Sample featured in:
5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) skeins of Plucky Knitter Yakkity Aran (100% yak; 160 yds / 146 m per 100g) in Peppercorn

Other recommended Plucky Knitter bases:
• Snazzy
• Beauregard Aran

GAUGE
13 sts and 18 rows/rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch

NEEDLES
Needles listed is suggested. Always take time to swatch.
• Gauge Needles: Size US 10 (6 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needles and a set of double pointed needles (dpns)—or size necessary to obtain gauge
• Smaller Needles: Size US 8 (5 mm) 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm cir- cular needles and a set of double pointed needles (dpns)—two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle.

TOOLS
Stitch markers, removable stitch marker, waste yarn or large stitch holder, and tapestry needle.

NOTES
• This sweater is knit circularly top-down.
• Turtleneck is picked up and knit in rib after body and sleeves
are complete.