Knit-Across Sweater by Caddy Melville Ledbetter

Knit-Across Sweater

Knitting
March 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 rib; 20 sts and 24 rows in 4x1 rib
US 8 - 5.0 mm
825 - 1195 yards (754 - 1093 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL)
Flag of English English

Comfortable sweater with 3/4-length sleeves and long waist-ribbing that gives the garment shaping.

Skill Level: Easy

Sizing Information:

  • XS (S, M, L, 1X)
  • Finished hem: 22 (24, 27, 30, 34)“ / 56 (61, 68.5, 76, 81.5) cm
  • Finished bust: 35 (39, 43, 47, 51)“ / 89 (99, 109, 119.5, 129.5) cm
  • Finished length (flat): 22 (23, 24, 25, 26)“ / 56 (58.5, 61, 63.5, 66) cm
  • Finished sleeve length: 24.25 (24.75, 25.25, 25.75, 26.25)“ / 62 (63, 64, 65.5, 67) cm

Materials:

  • 825 (920, 1010, 1100, 1195) yd / 750 (830, 915, 995, 1080) m (9-10-11-12-13 balls) Tahki Yarns New Tweed (60% merino wool, 26% viscose, 14% silk; each approx. 1.75 oz / 50 g and 92 yd / 85 m), in color 051 yellow-green (medium-worsted weight)
  • One 5 mm / US 8 circular needle, 16-20” / 40-50 cm long, or size needed to obtain gauge -2 Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle