Swain Sweater

Dec 5, 2011
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Just like your boyfriend's sweater, this rugged cardigan is slightly oversized, with a shawl collar and front pockets. Worked in easy Tunisian crochet, it has top-down construction with modified drop sleeves.

Designer: Megan Granholm
Finished Size:
33½ (37, 40½, 44, 47½)" chest circumference, buttoned. To be worn with 4" ease. Garment shown measures 37", modeled with 4" ease.
Yarn:
Tahki Donegal Tweed (100% wool; 183 yd [167 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #886 steel grey, 9 (9, 10, 10, 11) skeins.
Hook Size:
K/10½ (6.5 mm) standard hook, size L/11 (8 mm) Tunisian hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions:
St markers (m); yarn needle; six ¾" buttons; two 6½" × 13" pieces of black pocket lining fabric; black sewing thread; sewing needle.
Gauge:
12 sts = 3½"; 12 rows = 4" in cross-rib patt with Tunisian hook.

 


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