Caterpillar Knits - Homa


 
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Photos by Carrie Bostick Hoge.

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  The upper body and sleeves are knit from the center out to the sleeve cuff, with some short rows worked to shape the armholes and sleeve caps. The lace body is picked up from the lower edge of the bodice and worked in the round to the lower edge.

This is a really fun-to-knit, seamless sweater that will add a comfortable touch of style to any wardrobe.

Finished Measurements:
31½ (35, 38½, 42, 45½, 49, 52½)"
80 (89, 98, 106.5, 115.5, 124.5, 133.5) cm
bust circumference

Yarn Requirements:
Shown in Berroco's Remix yarn
30% nylon, 27% cotton, 24% acrylic, 10% silk, 9% linen (100% recycled)
100 gram ball = approx 216 yards
3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5) balls in color #3922 Buttercup, or approx 480 (550, 610, 670, 740, 810, 880) yards in a comparable earth-friendly yarn.

Knitting Needles:
Bodice—size US 8 (5 mm): straight
Sleeve Cuffs—size US 6 (4 mm): double pointed needles
Body—size US 7 (4.5 mm): 32" (81 cm) circular
Neck Trim—size US 6 (4 mm): 16" (40 cm) circular
Or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch with largest needles; 1 patt rep (13 sts) = 3½" (9 cm) with medium needles. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

 

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