The Night Before Ski Sweater by Amy Appel

The Night Before Ski Sweater

Knitting
September 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
945 - 1775 yards (864 - 1623 m)
XS (S, M, L) 1X, 2X, 3X
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For hitting the slopes, skating on the pond, or just shmoozing around the ski lodge! “The Night Before” Ski Sweater will keep you toasty and stylish on all your winter vacations, or just your office holiday party! The slash neck and puff sleeves make this a classic look you will wear all winter long, and the bobbles, snowflakes, and starbursts add that extra festive vintage flair!

SIZES
xs (s, m, l) 1x, 2x, 3x
♥ finished bust size: 30 (34, 38, 42) 46, 50, 54” / 76 (86, 97, 107) 117, 127, 137 cm

YARN
DK or Light Worsted Weight
♥ Main Color: 845 (960, 1105, 1285) 1470, 1580, 1675 yards
♥ Contrast Color: ~75 yards

SUGGESTED YARN
HiKoo Kenzie by skacel
(50% merino wool, 25% nylon, 10% angora, 10% alpaca, 5% silk noils; 160 yards / 50 grams)
♥ Main Color: 6 (6, 7, 8) 9, 10, 10 hanks “Tahake”
♥ Contrast Color: 1 hank “Glacier”

SUGGESTED NEEDLE
♥ US 6/4 mm 24”/60 cm to 40“/100 cm circular needle & preferred needles for small circumference (magic loop or DPNs)
♥ US 5/3.75 mm 24”/60 cm to 40“/100 cm circular needle & preferred needles for small circumference (magic loop or DPNs), plus one extra needle for 3 Needle Bind Off

use size needed to obtain gauge plus one size smaller for ribbing

NOTIONS
♥ locking stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, row counter

GAUGE
in stockinette
21 sts & 33 rows = 4”/10cm
larger needle, after blocking

TECHNIQUES
♥ knitting & purling
♥ increasing & decreasing
♥ picking up stitches
♥ wrap & turn short rows
♥ working a 2 color chart, flat (charted instructions only)
♥ 3 Needle Bind Off

CONSTRUCTION
“The Night Before” Ski Sweater body is worked seamlessly from the bottom up. Sleeves are picked up around the armholes and worked seamlessly from the top down.

ALTERNATE COLOR SCHEMES: red/pink; navy/lavendar on yoke/cream on the wrists; grey/white; forest green/white/red & white alternated on wrists

Note on Yardage: yardage given is an estimation based on recommended yarn & fiber. If you are substituting yarn, you may require more or less than indicated.