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Charvet Pullover

Nov 17, 2010
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This sweater achieves its stunning diagonal stripe design by knitting on the bias. Clever waist shaping is worked into the diagonal knitting, making this garter stitch sweater a great fit for everyone.

Designer Maria Leigh
Finished Size 34½ (37, 40, 42½, 45½)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 37".
Yarn Plymouth Royal Llama Silk (60% llama, 40% silk; 102 yd [93 m]/50 g): #1845 brick red (A), 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins; #1002 dark gray (B), 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 24" or longer circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); removable markers (optional); stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge 17 sts and 33 rows = 4" in garter st on larger needle.


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