Simple Sweater – Project Kit
This kit for the classic Simple Sweater is beautifully presented in one of our Blacker Yarns tote bag! Perfect for yourself or as a gift for a loved one. The kit includes the Simple Sweater pattern, and 5 or 6 skeins of our new Gotland DK wool, depending on the size ordered.
This attractive and simple pullover is quite short to below the waist, although you can make it longer if you wish. The set-in sleeves are three-quarter length but could be made longer or shorter to just above the elbow. The neckline is slightly squared. The whole pullover is worked in stocking stitch with a ridged purl garter stitch edge to hem, sleeves and neckline and sized in nine sizes from 81cm, 32 inches to 122 cm, 48 inches chest with 4cm, 2 inches of positive ease. Several variations are suggested at the end of the pattern.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
1 pair 3.25 mm (UK 10, US 3) needles
1 pair 4.00 mm (UK 8, US 6) needles
2 stitch holders
darning needle for sewing up
GAUGE / TENSION
10cm (4 inches) x 10cm (4 inches) = 22 sts x 30 rows using stocking stitch and 4mm needles
Adjust needle size to give required tension