Novice Slipover Knitting Pattern - PetiteKnit — Wild & Woolly Yarns

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Novice Slipover Knitting Pattern - PetiteKnit

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The Novice Slipover is worked from the top down in stockinette stitch. First the back yoke is worked, and then stitches are picked up and knitted along the cast-on edge of the back yoke for the shoulders, which are worked and then joined together to form the front yoke.

The back and front yoke are joined at the underarm to form the body, which is worked in the round on a circular needle. Rib edges are worked along the armholes and the neck edge at the end. There are help videos of all the steps in the pattern on this page.

Size guide

The Novice Slipover is designed to have approx. 17 cm [6¾ inches] of positive ease, meaning it is designed to be 17 cm [6¾ inches] larger in circumference than your bust measurement. The sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL are designed to fit a bust circumference of 80-85 (85-90) 90-95 (95-100) 100-110 (110-120) 120-130 (130-140) 140-150 cm [31½-33½ (33½-35½) 35½-37½ (37½-39½) 39½-43¼ (43¼-47¼) 47¼-51¼ (51¼-55) 55-59 inches].

Before beginning your project, measure yourself to determine which size will fit you best. For example, if you measure 90 cm [35½ inches] around your bust (or around the widest part of your upper body) you should knit a size S. A size S sweater has a bust circumference of 107 cm [42¼ inches], which in the given example would give you 17 cm [6¾ inches] of positive ease.

Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL

Measurements: Bust circumference: 102 (107) 112 (117) 127 (137) 147 (157) 167 cm [40¼ (42¼) 44 (46) 50 (54) 57¾ (61¾) 65¾ inches]

Length: 53 (55) 57 (58) 60 (62) 64 (66) 68 cm [20¾ (21¾) 22½ (22¾) 23½ (24½) 25¼ (26) 26¾ inches] measured mid back incl. neck rib edge

Gauge: 17 stitches x 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in stockinette stitch on a 5 mm [US8] needle after wash and blocking

Needles: Circular needles: 5 mm [US8] / 60, 80 or 100 cm [24, 32 or 40 inches], 4.5 mm [US7] / 40 and 80 cm [16 and 32 inches] and 4 mm [US6] / 40 cm [16 inches]

Materials: 

The yarns recommended on the pattern are not always available so here is my recommendation.

This pattern is knitted with an 8Ply held together with a 2ply mohair silk. 

300 (300-350) 350 (350) 400 (400-450) 450 (500) 550 g Sesia Nordica (50 g = 125 m  held together with 75 (75-100) 100 (100) 100 (100-125) 125 (125) 125-150 g  Sesia Vivienne (25 g = 210 m) or Kidsilk Haze by Rowan (25 g = 210 m)

Difficulty★ (1 out of 5)

The brown Novice Slipover is knitted in Double Sunday by Sandnes Garn in the color Eikenøtt [3161] held together with Tynn Silk Mohair by Sandnes Garn in the color Eikenøtt [3161].