Mar 172016
 

 

Sweet Chilly | The Knitting Vortex

As comfy as your favorite sweatshirt but made stylish with special details, Sweet Chilly uses seamless topdown construction and textured stitches in a modern knit sweater. Shifting Broken Rib panels create the look of a deep raglan, while the Twisted Rib featured on the dolman sleeves continues along the sides providing natural shaping.

Techniques & Skills Used: knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, cable CO, backwards loop CO, 3-needle BO, working in the round, short rows. Pattern instructions are fully written, with charts also provided for the stitch patterns, and a link to my short row tutorials.
Size: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)” bust; shown in fifth size with 5” positive ease.
Yarn: Colour Adventures Sweet Merino DK (100% superwash merino wool; 250 yards/229m/115g), shown in Chilly; 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins, or approximately 950 (1000, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1250, 1350, 1450, 1550, 1650) yards of dk weight wool yarn.
Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32″ circular needle or size to match gauge; US 6 (4mm) 24″ circular needle for neckline; Stitch markers (10); Removable
stitch markers (2); Stitch holders (2); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 21 st and 28 rows/4″ in stockinette stitch, 32 st and 28 rows/4” in Twisted Rib, after blocking.

See it on Ravelry, to read more or purchase the pattern.  

Sweet Chilly | The Knitting Vortex   Sweet Chilly side view | The Knitting Vortex   Sweet Chilly back | The Knitting Vortex