True Faith by Yelena M. Dasher

True Faith

December 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1100 - 1800 yards (1006 - 1646 m)
30, 32, 35, 38, 41, 43.5, 46.5, 50
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A cynical person would attempt to turn her ear worm into a meaningful exegesis on a sweater. Instead, I’ll tell you that this sweater was named several weeks before publication when a couple I ran into at Rhinebeck asked me what it was called and I decided, on the spot, to name it after the song in my head.

30 (32, 35, 38, 41, 43.5, 46.5, 50) designed to fit with at least 2” negative ease.
Sample (the purple one) is shown in a size 35 on a model with a 35” upper bust and 37” full bust.

Sizes 30, 32, 35, and 38 are in one pdf
Sizes 41 and 43.5 are in one pdf
Sizes 46.5 and 50 are in one pdf

The Plucky Knitter Plucky Sweater
5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins
Or the dk-weight yarn of your choosing
1100 (1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800) yards
Other suggested yarns: Wollmeise Merino DK, Astral Bath Yarns Tesseract DK, Miss Babs Yowza Whatta Skein

Needles and Notions
Two 24” size 5 (3.75mm) circular needles, 24” or 29” in length.
Two cable needles
Three stitch markers, two in one color and one in a second color.
Darning needle for weaving in ends.
Stitch holders or waste yarn.

22 stitches and 32 rows = 4” (10cm) square in cable pattern; approximately 20 stitches and 32 rows = 4” (10cm) square in stockinette stitch.

True Faith has been tech-edited and test-knit prior to publication. The pattern is charted for each set of sizes.

Construction Notes
The sweater is knit from the top down, first in pieces: each shoulder is knit separately, joined together to work the back to the underarms; then stitches for the front are picked up and the front is worked flat to the underarms; then stitches are cast on for the underarms as the front and back pieces are joined; the remainder of the body is knit in the round.