Sweater is knit in the round to the armholes, where stitches are added to make a short, graceful sleeve, the lace begins. Sweater is worked flat from here to the shoulders. The stitch is easy to knit, if you are vigilant. The stitch count changes on you, but if you’re off it shows right away. Tips are included in the pattern to help keep track of how many stitches should be on the needle at any given point.
Finished sizes: 30.25, 33, 35.5, 39 (41.75, 44.5, 48, 50.75) inches; 77, 84, 90, 99 (106, 113, 122, 129) cm
To fit bust sizes: up to 2 inches (5 cm) larger than finished sweater (negative ease)
Yarn: DK weight; 595, 650, 700, 770 (825, 880, 950, 1000) yards.
Gauge: 18 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm in stockinette stitch.
Skills: k2tog, ssk, YO, m1, knitting in the round
Notions: 5 stitch markers (one of which is different from the rest, to mark, yarn needle
Stitch pattern: Charted and written.