Even with the colorwork and the steeking, the Fall Sweater is a surprisingly basic garment to knit. The sport weight yarn is knit on a larger-than-usual US 6 to keep the fabric light and airy. Its boxy cropped shape and delicately shaped sleeves make for fairly straightforward colorwork knitting without a lot of fussy decreasing.
Knit completely in the round, the Fall Sweater is steeked – but it is a good candidate for your very first steeking project. It is knit from the bottom up, and you can opt to go cropped to stay on trend, or lengthen it to your heart’s desire.
Andorra: caramel 243 (MC), 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins; Dijon 710 (CC1), sage 340 (CC2), ink black 005 (CC3), 2skeins each for all sizes.
25 sts and 28 rows/rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st color work pattern from Triangle chart on larger needles, after blocking.
1 set- US 3 (3.25 mm) DPNs.
1–US 3 (2.75mm) 16” (40 cm) circular.
1–US 3 (2.75mm) 24” (60 cm) circular.
1 set- US 5 (3.75 mm) 16″ (40 cm) circular.
1- US 5 (3.75mm) 24″ (60cm) circular.
35.75 (38.5, 43.5, 48.75, 53.75, 59)” [91 (98, 110.5, 124,136.5, 150) cm] finished bust.
Knitting and purling in the round, working with multiple colors, trapping long colorwork floats on WS, reading color work charts, steeks, three needle BO, picking up stitches, Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy BO.
How about a sweater kit? Purchase enough Andorra (through the kit page) to make the Fall Sweater in your preferred size and colors, and receive:
> Kelbourne Woolens tote bag
> Promotional postcard
> Season of Sweaters sticker
> Kelbourne Woolens sticker
There are also four optional Add-Ons:
> Darning Needles
> Stitch Markers
> Tape Measure
> Upgraded 15 year anniversary tote
We hope you enjoy the season of sweaters as much as we have enjoyed creating them for you!