The sleeves and bottom are knit separately, from the bottom up to the underarm where they are joined and worked together with the yoke. The yoke is shaped by working a few decrease rounds. A keyhole is worked in the upper part of the yoke by changing to rows, the rejoining to working in rounds at the neck. The underarm stitches are returned to the dpn’s and are joined using a three-needle bind off. This is a completely seamless sweater! No sewing required!
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Chest at Underarm: 29 (32.5, 36.25, 40, 43.75, 47.5, 51)" Length: 21.5 (22, 22.5, 23, 23.5, 24, 24.5)"
This pullover is intended to be worn with 1-2" of negative ease for the most flattering fit.
O-Wool BALANCE (1.75 oz/50g, 130yds/120m, 50% organic Merino wool, 50% organic cotton): 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins in Turquoise (2 strands held together)
NOTE: To obtain the bulky weight of the yarn used in this sweater, two strands of yarn are held together and worked at the same time. Alternatively, if you prefer to knit with a single strand of bulky yarn, 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins of Balance Bulky, or about 475 (540, 600, 660, 735, 805, 880) yards/435 (495, 550, 605, 675, 740, 805) meters of another bulky weight yarn would be needed for this sweater, as long as the correct gauge is obtained.
Size 11 (8mm) 16" (40cm) and 32" (80cm)
circular needles and set of 4 or 5 dpn’s or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers (4 in one color for darts and 1 in another color for beg of rnd, to easily tell them apart)
stitch holders or waste yarn
In St st, 13 sts & 20 rnds = 4"/10cm, holding 2 strands of yarn together. To save time, take time to check gauge.