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Block Party Sweater

$7.00

Why should both sleeves on a sweater be the same? Express your style with easily modifiable striping on either sleeve. The Block Party Sweater is worked up in straight panels and seamed.

Pattern is available in sizes XS – 5XL.

Finished Measurements

Finished Bust: 33.5 (37.5, 41.5, 45.5, 49.5, 53.5, 57.5, 61.5, 64.5)” / 85 (95, 105.5, 115.5, 125.5, 136, 146, 156, 163.5) cm

Finished Length: 22.5 (23.25, 24, 24.75, 25.5, 26.25, 27, 27.75, 28.5)” / 57 (59, 61, 63, 64.5, 66.5, 68.5, 70.5, 72.5) cm

Yarn

Color 1: 404 (404, 404, 404, 606, 606, 606, 606, 606) yds / 370 (370, 370, 370, 554, 554, 554, 554, 554) m

Color 2: 404 (404, 404, 404, 606, 606, 606, 606, 606) yds / 370 (370, 370, 370, 554, 554, 554, 554, 554) m

Color 3: 404 (404, 404, 606, 606, 606, 606, 808, 808) yds / 370 (370, 370, 554, 554, 554, 554, 739, 739) m

Total yardage: 1200 (1200, 1200, 1400, 1800, 1800, 1800, 2000, 2000) yds / 1100 (1100, 1100, 1280, 1645, 1645, 1828, 1828) m of Category 4 Worsted yarn

Lion Brand Retweed
51% Cotton, 49% Rayon from Bamboo (3.5oz/100g, 232yds/212m)
Color 1: 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins in Wheat
Color 2: 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3 , 3) skeins in Grapefruit
Color 3: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins in Hay

Other Supplies

  • US 10 / 6.0mm circular or straight knitting needles for BodyΒ (Adjust as necessary to obtain gauge)
  • US 9 / 5.5mm 16″ / 40.5cm circular needles for Ribbing and Collar (Adjust as necessary to obtain gauge)
  • (2) stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • scissors

Gauge

16 sts and 20 rows in 4″ / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

Techniques Used

  • colorwork – striping
  • knit and purl decreases
  • picking up stitches
  • knit 2 together bind off method
  • mattress stitch for seaming

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