The Weekender by Andrea Mowry
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The Weekender

Knitting
November 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette in the round and blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
915 - 1640 yards (837 - 1500 m)
XS (S, M, L)[XL, XXL, XXXL]
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This drop shoulder sweater is my most favorite addition to my handmade wardrobe! When Brooklyn Tweed came out with their line of marls for Shelter, I knew I needed a marled sweater. I combined my favorite attributes - texture, faux seams, drop shoulder, and some positive ease to create this versatile, flattering sweater! No matter your body type, it is perfect for wearing to the office or out on your weekend hike in the woods. I’ve already knit a second version, leaving off the sleeves so I can wear it in warmer weather or layered over a long sleeve tee!

Sizes: XS (S, M, L)XL, XXL, XXXL
To Fit Chest: 30 (34, 38, 42)46, 50, 54”/76 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5)117, 127, 137 cm
Intended to be worn with approximately 10”/25.5cm of positive ease.

Sample:Shown in a size Small with 10” positive ease.

Yarn: 915 (1015, 1130, 1265)1385, 1520, 1640 yds/330 (365, 405, 455)500, 545, 590 g Worsted Weight

Suggested Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed SHELTER (50 g/140 yd) in Narwhal - 7 (8, 9, 10)10, 11, 12 skeins

Suggested Needles:
US 7/ 4.5mm - 40”/100 cm circular for tubular cast on
US 8/ 5mm - 40”/100 cm circular and DPNs for ribbing
US 9/5.5mm- 40”/100 cm circular and DPNs for main fabric

Notions: Stitch markers (3), tapestry needle, scissors, stitch holders or waste yarn, and a row counter is recommended

Gauge (worked over stockinette stitch in the round & blocked): 18 sts x 27 rows = 4”/10 cm

Finished Measurements: 39.5 (44, 48.5, 52)56.5, 60, 64.5”/100.5 (112, 123, 132)143.5, 152.5, 164 cm

Techniques to Indulge In:Tubular cast on, tubular bind off, slipped stitches, ribbing, working inside out, picking up stitches, short rows, three needle bind off.