The Throwback by Andrea Mowry
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The Throwback

Knitting
August 2018
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1700 - 2150 yards (1554 - 1966 m)
1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7)
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This sweater was inspired by my childhood and weekends spent in northern Michigan on the sand dunes. It is my favorite cardigan for layering and keeping warm all Autumn and Winter long! This sweater is worked flat from the top down, seamlessly, except for the sleeves which are knit in the round.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7)
Sample shown is Size 2, worn on a 34” bust with 5” positive ease.

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
35 (39, 43, 47)(51, 55, 59)”
89 (99, 109, 119.5)(129.5, 140, 150) cm
This sweater is intended to be worn with approximately 5”/13 cm positive ease. There are notes in the pattern to help with picking the size best suited for you!

YARN
Worsted Weight in 4 colors
Color A (Main Color) - 565 (620, 680, 770)(835, 930, 1000) g
980 (1075, 1185, 1335)(1455, 1620, 1740) yds
Contrast Colors B, C & D - 50g/150 yds each

SUGGESTED YARN
Magpie Domestic Worsted (115 g/200 yds)
Color A - Tin Roof Rusted - 5 (6, 6, 7)(8, 9, 9) skeins
Spincycle Dream State (50 g/150 yds)
Color B - Stay Ready - 1 skein
Color C - Deep Bump - 1 skein
Color D - Melancholia - 1 skein

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
Main Fabric: US 8/5 mm - 32”/80 cm to 40”/100 cm circular and pre- ferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)
Ribbing: US 7/4.5 mm - 32”/80 cm to 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting.
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge, and size down one for ribbing.)

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapesty needle, scissors

GAUGE
18.5 sts & 26 rows = 4”/10 cm
Measured over stockinette stitch knit flat, after blocking.

TECHNIQUES TO INDULGE IN
Casting On
Backwards Loop Cast On
Untwisted M1
Short Rows
Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off
Stranded Color Work
Colorwork from a Chart
Increasing
Decreasing
Top Down, Seamless sweater knitting
Ribbing
Knitting
Purling
Knitting Flat
Knitting in the Round
Picking up Stitches