Knit using Kelbourne Woolens stunning 100% cotton yarn, SkipperPiper is a perfect easy first sweater for a newer knitter, or a great nearly mindless project for when you don’t want to have to pay too much attention. At the end you have a super cute summery tee shirt, and no one has to know that it was so simple to make.

Kelbourne Woolens Skipper (100% cotton; 137 yards/50 gram skein): Aegean 417, 6 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.
21 sts and 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Ribbed Garter Patt on larger needles, after blocking.
2 – 24” (60 cm) US 3 (3.25 mm) circular.
1 – 24” (60 cm) US 4 (3.5 mm) circular.
1 – 16” (40 cm) US 4 (3.5 mm) circular.
Check your gauge and adjust needle size accordingly if necessary.
2 stitch markers, stitch holders or smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge, tapestry needle.
36.5 (42.75, 48.75, 54.75, 61)” [93 (108.5, 124, 139, 155) cm] finished bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with at least 4” (10 cm) of positive ease. Please see schematic for more detailed finished measurements.
Knitting, purling, picking up stitches, 3-Needle Bind Off.

For a tutorial on achieving perfect length by counting rows, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/blog/2016/04/tips-tricks-keys-to-success-counting-rows

For a tutorial on working the Three Needle Bind Off, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/blog/2014/10/three-needle-bind-off

For a tutorial on perfectly picked up stitches, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/blog/2015/04/perfectly-picked-up-stitches

Images: Linette Kielinski / Team Kielinski⁠⁠
Hair/Makeup: Kat Sterret
Model: Courtney Kelley

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