Volt Sweater by Sue Stratford
Welcome! You are browsing as a guest
Create a free account to see 16 projects made from this pattern and more... What am I missing?

Volt Sweater

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
984 - 1969 yards (900 - 1800 m)
Bust circumference: 77 (89, 100, 112, 123, 134, 146, 157)cm / 301⁄2 (35, 40, 44, 481⁄2, 53, 571⁄2, 613⁄4)”
This pattern is available for £5.00 GBP buy it now

This sweater is worked in pieces. The front and back are worked and then joined at the shoulders with a three-needle cast off. The stitches for the sleeves are picked up and worked down towards the cuff. The collar ribbing features an i-cord cast off and is worked in the round.

The colour work ‘flash’ is worked using the Intarsia technique. The sides of the back and front and also the sleeves feature a rib design.

The sweater is designed to be worn with 4” (10cm) of positive ease.

Materials:

MC: 710 (825, 915, 1035, 1165, 1285, 1455, 1620)m / 781 (908, 1007, 1139, 1282, 1414, 1601, 1782)yds
CC1: 60 (67, 72, 75, 78, 84, 95, 109)m / 66 (73, 79, 82, 85, 93, 104, 120)yds
CC2: 8 (10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 21, 27)m / 9 (11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 21, 29)yds

Sample shown is knitted using Skein Queen Crush DK (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon; 225m/247yds per 100g skein)

Shades:
MC: ‘Abbey Ruins’ 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8) 100g skeins
CC1: ‘Vegas Baby!’ 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) 100g skein
CC2: ‘Neon Watermelon’ 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) 100g skein

Finished Measurements
Bust circumference: 77 (89, 100, 112, 123, 134, 146, 157)cm / 301⁄2 (35, 40, 44, 481⁄2, 53, 571⁄2, 613⁄4)”

“Side seam” length (hem to underarm): 35cm / 133⁄4”

Needles:
Knitting needles in size 4mm / UK 8 / US 6
Spare needle for three-needle cast-off
One circular needle in size 3.25mm / UK 10 / US 3, in length 40cm / 16” (or preferred needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round)

Notions:
Two stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn Darning needle
Cable needle

Tension:
21 sts and 31 rows to measure 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch after blocking using 4mm needles.

Errata:
10/04/18 - This only affects the four larger sizes:
Right shoulder, after all shaping has been worked the following is missing from the original pattern…
Work straight for 0 (0, 0, 0, 2, 4, 6, 8) rows or until piece matches left front in length, ending with a WS row. Place remaining sts on holder or waste yarn.