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Purls of Wisdom Sweater – DK Pattern

Designed by The Fibre Co. Team, the Purls of Wisdom Sweater is an ideal project for beginners

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The Purls of Wisdom Sweater is a round yoke seamless pullover knit from the top-down. With just a bit of purl-stitch texture in the yoke, this sweater is ideal for a first sweater knitting project. The Fibre Co. Team designed the Purls of Wisdom Sweater to be extremely wearable with a beautifully minimalist aesthetic and well-considered details. A sweater this versatile has an infinite number of styling options: dress it up or dress it down, layer it up for a day out ...

The Purls of Wisdom Sweater is a round yoke seamless pullover knit from the top-down. With just a bit of purl-stitch texture in the yoke, this sweater is ideal for a first sweater knitting project. The Fibre Co. Team designed the Purls of Wisdom Sweater to be extremely wearable with a beautifully minimalist aesthetic and well-considered details. A sweater this versatile has an infinite number of styling options: dress it up or dress it down, layer it up for a day out or wear it with your favourite pj bottomsโ€ฆthe choice is yours! This kit is for a solid shade version of the sweater in &Make DK yarn and can be knit in 9 sizes. Kits are also available in a colourblock version, as well as solid for &Make Aran, colourblock for &Make Aran and solid for &Make Super Bulky and colourblock for &Make Super Bulky yarns.

The Purls of Wisdom Sweater is worked in the round from the top down. You will begin by casting on the Yoke at the neck which starts with knit 2, purl 2 ribbing, and then work purled increase rounds between knit rounds. When the Yoke is finished, you will put the sleeve stitches on waste yarn or stitch holders, and then knit the body until the hem, which is worked with K2, P2 rib. When the body is finished, you will pick up the sleeve stitches and work them in the round to the cuff, finishing with more K2, P2 rib. Weave in the ends, block your sweater, and voila – your first sweater is ready to wear!

Designer: The Fibre Co. Team
Design Inspiration:ย Purls of Wisdom Sweater โ€“ Wear it Well
Collection:ย &Make AW22/23

This pattern is available in two kits, Purls of Wisdom Sweater (solid) or Purls of Wisdom Sweater (Colourblock). Both kits include &Make DK yarn, PDF pattern and &Make Project Bagย from The Fibre Co.

YARN:
&Make DK (55% Highland wool, 35% alpaca, 10% linen, 125 m (137 yd) per 50 g ball) – 6-12 balls.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
The Purls of Wisdom Sweater is worked in the round from the top down. You will begin by casting on the Yoke at the neck which starts with knit 2, purl 2 ribbing, and then work purled increase rounds between knit rounds. When the Yoke is finished, you will put the sleeve stitches on waste yarn or stitch holders, and then knit the body until the hem, which is worked with K2, P2 rib. When the body is finished, you will pick up the sleeve stitches and work them in the round to the cuff, finishing with more K2, P2 rib. Weave in the ends, and block your sweater, and voila! Your first sweater is ready to wear!

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)

Chest Circumference (at underarm):
85 (95, 105, 115, 125)(135, 145, 155, 165) cm
34 (38, 42, 46, 50)(54, 58, 62, 66) in

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed to be worn with 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 inches) positive ease at chest.

TENSION/GAUGE:
16 stitches and 22 rounds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over Stockinette Stitch after blocking using your main needles.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:

Ribbing needles

  • 3.75mm (US 5) (or one size smaller than main needles) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference (neck rib and cuffs) in the round
  • 3.75mm (US 5) (or one size smaller than main needles for hem rib) circular needle of the following length:
  • for Sizes 1 โ€“ 3: 60 cm (24 inch)
  • for Sizes 4 โ€“ 6: 80 cm (32 inch)
  • for Sizes 7 โ€“ 9: 100 cm (40 inch)

Main needles

  • 4mm (US 6) 40 cm (or size needed to get gauge) circular needle of the following length:
  • for Sizes 1 โ€“ 3: 60 cm (24 inch)
  • for Sizes 4 โ€“ 6: 80 cm (32 inch)
  • for Sizes 7 โ€“ 9: 100 cm (40 inch)
  • 4mm (US 6) 40 cm (or size needed to get gauge) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference (neck and sleeves) in the round
  • 1 stitch marker
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Darning needle

TECHNIQUES USED:

ERRATA:
The most current version of this pattern is V2. Please note you will be purchasing the latest pattern version. Pattern updates are sent to all customers who have purchased a pattern either through email or a Ravelry message.

If you find you are working with an older version please go to our errata page for details of corrections and updates made. You can find the version you are working from by checking the pattern page footers.

LANGUAGES AVAILABLE:
English.

PATTERN FORMAT:
This knitting pattern comes as a PDF file, which is downloadable after purchase.

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