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A simple, asymmetrical tee designed to accentuate the impact of gradient dyed yarns. This cap sleeved sweater has a hi-lo, straigh back and a-line, chevron pointed front. It is knit seamlessly from the top down, minimizing finishing work. Easy enough for an advanced beginner.

Sugar Maple is the sister pattern to Poison Oak. The main differences between the two patterns are:

  1. Poison Oak is designed for 2 colors stripes with a slipped stitch that carries one color from neck to hem while Sugar Maple is designed for gradient yarns.
  2. Poison Oak has two options for sleeve lengths: cap and 3/4. Sugar maple has cap sleeves only.
  3. Posion Oak is written for 13 sizes up to a 54" bust and Sugar Maple is written for 9 sizes up to a 46" bust.

Techniques + Stitches Used:

  • cast on (long tail or other stretchy method recommended)
  • single cast on (AKA “backward loop cast-on”) or your preferred method of casting on stitches to the right tip of the needle mid-row
  • knit
  • purl
  • knitting in the round
  • use of stitch markers
  • increase (KFB, M1R, M1L)
  • decrease (K2tog, K3tog, SSK, SSSK)
  • bind off

The sample used a double skein of Twisted Fiber Art Tasty in Maple Evolution, and a solid green to make up the remaining length.

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Carina Spencer
Craft
Knitting
Yarn Weight
Fingering
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
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Pages
4
 
 

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