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Recharge Sweater Pattern

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Gear up for the coolest knitting ride of the summerโ€”meet the Recharge Sweater! It's like the comfy van of the knitting highway, all about cruising through stitches with good vibes. Boxy and breezy, with texture, itโ€™s knit to be your go-to garment for road trips or just chillin' at home. The combination of an all-over garter rib stitch, with dropped shoulders, and a casual rolled neckline makes it effortlessly stylish and super comfy. Knitting this sweater is all about good ...

Gear up for the coolest knitting ride of the summerโ€”meet the Recharge Sweater! It’s like the comfy van of the knitting highway, all about cruising through stitches with good vibes. Boxy and breezy, with texture, itโ€™s knit to be your go-to garment for road trips or just chillin’ at home. The combination of an all-over garter rib stitch, with dropped shoulders, and a casual rolled neckline makes it effortlessly stylish and super comfy.

Knitting this sweater is all about good times. Using The Fibre Co.โ€™s &Make DK, it feels like hanging out with a good friendโ€”the kind that brings warmth, comfort, and a bunch of laughs. The mix of wool, alpaca, and a bit of linen is like the perfect playlist for your knitting journey, making every stitch feel like a new favorite song. So, ready to hit the road and knit some fun? Letโ€™s do it!

Designer: Clare Mountain-Manipon

This pattern is also available as a kit, that includes the pattern PDF for free, 10โ€“18 balls of &Make DK, and a free &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) in shade Surfโ€™s Up โ€“ 10 (11, 11, 13, 14) (15, 16, 17, 18) balls.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES:
The Recharge Sweater is worked in the round from the bottom up to the underarm divide. The chest and shoulders are then worked flat, adding shaping to the shoulders with German Short Rows. Shoulders are joined with a Three-Needle Cast-Off. Sleeve stitches are picked up in the round and worked top down. The body and sleeves are worked in an all-over Garter Rib Stitch with both the body and sleeve cuff hems featuring an Eyelet Rib and stockinette rolled hem. The sleeve cuffs have an additional section of 1×1 ribbing between the Eyelet Rib and rolled hem for an improved fit around the wrist. The neckband stitches are picked up last and worked in stockinette stitch to create a rolled hem around the neck.

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
1 (2: 3: 4: 5) (6: 7: 8: 9)
The given sizes are called Sizes 1-9 and are recommended to fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122) (127-132 137-142: 147-152: 157-162) cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48) (50-52: 54-56: 58-60: 62-64] in)

Finished chest circumference (at underarm): 100 (109, 119, 128, 139) (149, 160, 171, 180) cm (40 (43.5, 47.5, 51.5, 55.5) (60, 64, 68, 72) in)
Finished length (from shoulder neck edge to hem): 54 (56, 55, 57, 59) (60, 61, 61, 62) cm (21.5 (22.5, 22, 23, 23) (23.5, 24, 24.5, 25) in)

Photographs show the garment knit in Size 2 on a model with a chest circumference of 81 cm (32 in).

RECOMMENDED EASE:
Designed with 18โ€“24 cm (8โ€“10 in) of positive ease at chest circumference.

TENSION/GAUGE:
26.5 stitches and 32 rounds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over Garter Rib after blocking using your main needles.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:

  • 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle or double-pointed needles โ€” for working a small circumference in the round
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle 80โ€“150 cm (32โ€“60 in) long
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needle or double-pointed needles โ€” for working a small circumference in the round
  • Spare 4mm (US 6) needle (can be circular, straight or double-pointed โ€” length does not matter)
  • Stitch markers
  • Darning needle

TECHNIQUES USED:

ERRATA:
The most current version of this pattern is V1. 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 will be downloadable via a link that will be emailed to you after purchase.

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