A casual-fitting sweater in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with slightly-dropped shoulder, easy gansey neck, and torso shaping. Body is knit in a fascinating knit/purl maze pattern, accented with cable panels. Sweater is worked in the round to the underarm, then split to work the front and back yokes flat. Sleeves are knit flat and seamed.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.
Suggested Yarns: Bare Naked Wools Kent DK, Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast DK (modeled in Sugar Frost), Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup DK, Bare Naked Wools Modern Deco Sport, Briar Rose Legend, Knitting Notions Classic Merino Superwash Sport, Fearless Fiber Classic Merino Sport, Blue Moon Fiber Arts BFL Sport, Pigeonroof Studios Superwash Sport, Mission Falls 136 Merino Superwash, Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport, Bartlett Yarns Fisherman Sport, or any high-twist sport yarn that knits to the pattern gauge
Finished Size: 35(38, 42.25, 46.75, 51, 55.5, 59.75) inches/89(96.5, 107.5, 118.5, 131, 141, 152) cm in circumference at chest (washed and blocked) to fit with 2-4 inches of ease
Yarn Requirements: 1100(1200, 1325, 1475, 1600, 1750, 1900) yds/1000(1100, 1225, 1350, 1475, 1600, 1725) m
20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches on larger needles in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
22 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches on larger needles in Maze Rib (washed and blocked)
size US6 (4.00 mm) circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size US4 (3.5 mm) circular needle (or two sizes smaller than body needle) for hem ribbing, sleeve cuffs, and neck trim (16-inch/40 cm needle or DPNs needed for neck)