The Weekender Light by Andrea Mowry

$ 8.00

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The Weekender Light by Andrea Mowry is a lighter version of her famous Weekender sweater. This sweater is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly. Starting with a split hem then joined to be worked in the round and knit seamlessly to the underarm area. The front and back are divided and worked separately, then joined at the shoulders with a 3 needle bind off. Stitches are then picked up and knit to desired length. The body is a "reverse stockinette stitch", while the sleeves are completed in "stockinette stitch". Andrea has video tutorials available for the techniques used. 

Needles needed are US 2, 4, 5 

Fingering weight yarn is recommended with a gauge 24 stitches over 4 inches.

This sweater is knit in Fingering Weight yarn  and intended to be worn with 10 inches of ease. It is intended to have drape and be oversized. To determine your a bust size that is 10 inches greater than your bust measurement. 

36 =  requires 1182 yds

40 = requires 1347 yds

44 = requires 1485 yds

48 = requires 1650 yds

52 = requires 1843 yds

56 = requires 2035 yds

60 = requires 2228 yds

64 = requires 2393 yds

68 = requires 2585 yds

Great yarn options would be; Sweet Georgia Flaxen Silk, Sweet Georgia Sock, Malabrigo Sock, Tern by Quince, Urth  Yarns Harvest Fingering, Hedgehog Fibers, Sparrow Linen by Quince, and Cozette by Knit One, Crochet Too.