- The ribbings for the front and back are worked separately then joined together, and the body is worked in the round to the armholes. The body is divided at the armholes and front and back are worked separately. The sleeves are worked in the round to the armholes, with the caps worked flat. The neckband is picked up and worked after garment assembly.
- 36 (37¾, 40½, 44½, 48, 52½, 57½)” [91.5 (96, 103, 113, 122, 133.5, 146) cm] circumference at chest
- Sample shown is size 37¾” [96 cm] with 4¾” [12 cm] ease on model
Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size 101.
- 18 stitches & 26 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
- 88 (88, 88, 102, 102, 102, 116)-stitch panel from Chart A measures 14¼ (14¼, 14¼, 16¼, 16¼, 16¼, 18¾)” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
- 46-stitch panel from Chart B measures 8¼” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
Size A (for Main Fabric)
- One 32″ circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain garter stitch gauge listed
- Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)
Size B (for Ribbing)
- One each 24″ and 32″ circular needles and one set of DPNs*, three sizes smaller than Size A
- Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)
Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On only)
- One 32″ circular needle and one set of DPNs*, one size smaller than Size B
- Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
*32″ circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g., Sleeves).
Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.
Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.