Stripe by Number

$7.00

Style
An easy to knit boxy, slightly oversized pullover with a dropped shoulder. Subtle stripes add interest to the multi color yarn and help you use up your yarn scraps! The sweater is knit from the bottom up in stockinette stitch. Knit in a multi yarn or solid, with or without the stripes. Throw this timeless sweater on with jeans, pants or a skirt and you’re good to go!
Skills
Knitting, Purling
Picking up stitches for neckline, knitting in the round for neck
Picking up stitches for pocket, stitching pocket to the body
Casting on, Binding off
Seaming using kitchener stitch and mattress stitch
Knitting Tutorials are provided at olioknits.com
Yarn
Worsted weight Shown inMalabrigo Rios #618 LiquidAmbar 210 yards 4 ( 5, 5, 6, 8 ) skeins or if you don’t want to knit stripes 5 ( 6, 6, 7, 9 ) skeins of the main color. For the stripes you will use approximately 6 yards per color worsted weight yarn for body stripes. Approximately 3 yards or less for sleeve stripes. There are 16 body stripes and 14 sleeve stripes. I made sure NOT to match my stripes by color. In other words, I did not try to match a green back stripe to a green front stripe. I
mixed it up! Same for the sleeves.
Supplies
Size 8 and 9 knitting needle You may need to adjust your needle sizes after knitting a swatch
Size 8, 16” circular needle
Tapestry needle
Tape measure
Safety pins or safety pin markers
Gauge
17 stitches over 4 inches or 4.25 stitches per inch using a #9 needle. You may need to go up or down a needle size depending on your knitting style to get this gauge. Knit a swatch first!
Measurements Sizes XS(S, M, L, XL)
FINISHED BUST: 48 ( 52, 56, 62, 68 ) inches LENGTH: 20 ( 22, 22, 23, 24 ) inches.

Description

Style
An easy to knit boxy, slightly oversized pullover with a dropped shoulder. Subtle stripes add interest to the multi color yarn and help you use up your yarn scraps! The sweater is knit from the bottom up in stockinette stitch. Knit in a multi yarn or solid, with or without the stripes. Throw this timeless sweater on with jeans, pants or a skirt and you’re good to go!
Skills
Knitting, Purling
Picking up stitches for neckline, knitting in the round for neck
Picking up stitches for pocket, stitching pocket to the body
Casting on, Binding off
Seaming using kitchener stitch and mattress stitch
Knitting Tutorials are provided at olioknits.com
Yarn
Worsted weight Shown inMalabrigo Rios #618 LiquidAmbar 210 yards 4 ( 5, 5, 6, 8 ) skeins or if you don’t want to knit stripes 5 ( 6, 6, 7, 9 ) skeins of the main color. For the stripes you will use approximately 6 yards per color worsted weight yarn for body stripes. Approximately 3 yards or less for sleeve stripes. There are 16 body stripes and 14 sleeve stripes. I made sure NOT to match my stripes by color. In other words, I did not try to match a green back stripe to a green front stripe. I
mixed it up! Same for the sleeves.
Supplies
Size 8 and 9 knitting needle You may need to adjust your needle sizes after knitting a swatch
Size 8, 16” circular needle
Tapestry needle
Tape measure
Safety pins or safety pin markers
Gauge
17 stitches over 4 inches or 4.25 stitches per inch using a #9 needle. You may need to go up or down a needle size depending on your knitting style to get this gauge. Knit a swatch first!
Measurements Sizes XS(S, M, L, XL)
FINISHED BUST: 48 ( 52, 56, 62, 68 ) inches LENGTH: 20 ( 22, 22, 23, 24 ) inches.

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