Wheat by Alina Schneider
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September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows
in Stockinette stitch
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Wheat is a top-down sweater with the yoke shaped as the compound raglan, which creates a natural line running along the shoulder - something between the classic raglan and set-in sleeve.

For your convenience the yoke shaping is written out individually for each size in a concise manner that is easy to follow.

The body of a sweater is knit in basic stockinette stitch and the back is shaped with the help of short rows, which results in a slightly elongated shape at the back.

The hem is trimmed with the twisted i-cord that creates a nice texture contrast with the stockinette stitch body.

The main detail is the simple cable panel running along the sleeves. If you are new to cables, this will be the perfect project to learn – the cable twists are very simple and the instructions provided are both in visual chart and written form.

B O D Y S I Z E S:

XS 29 - 30” (73.5 – 76 cm)
S 33” (84 cm)
M 37” (94 cm)
L 40” (101.5 cm)
XL 44” (111.5 cm)
XXL 47” (119 cm)
3XL 52” (132 cm)

F I N I S H E D M E A S U R E M E N T S:

Chest/Bust at Underarm: 33 ½ (36, 39, 42 ½, 45 ½, 48, 50 ½)“ 85 (91.4, 99, 108, 115.5, 122, 128) cm.

20 sts x 28 rnds = 4” 10 cm in Stockinette stitch after blocking.


250 (250, 300, 325, 325, 350, 350) grams of Moeke Yarns “Romanian Merino”, 350 m/100 g sport weight yarn.


 US size 6 4 mm 31” 80 cm circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge.
 Optional - US size 6 4 mm double-pointed needles (set of 4) for the sleeves. You can use US size 10 6 mm 31” 80 cm circular needle to work the sleeves using the magic loop method.
 Spare circular needle.

 Stitch markers of different colors
 Cable needle
 Stitch holders or scrap yarn
 Tapestry needle

List of techniques used:
• Basic cable (chart + written instructions are provided)
• Short rows
• I-cord edge (link to a photo tutorial provided)