This pattern is available for free at knitsnknots.ca/black-out
About Black Out is a top-down, circular yoke sweater using only double crochet stitches. It has short rows for a better fitting garment, and includes photos to help you work this section. This sweater begins with a foundation chain, then short rows are worked, then the yoke increases are worked. After the yoke is complete, there is a joining round to separate the sleeves and body. The body is worked, and then the sleeves are worked last.
Sizing This is a #sizeinclusive pattern, written for 9 sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL)(2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) to fit bust sizes 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46) (48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62)“ based on the CYC sizing standards.
When choosing a size, choose a garment bust size that is 1-3” larger than your actual bust measurement, depending on how much positive ease you would like in your sweater. If you’d prefer a more fitted sweater, you can size down for a garment with 0 ease, or even 1-2” of negative ease depending on your desired fit. For reference, model has 34” bust and is wearing a size small with a garment bust measurement of 35.5”.
Yardage Info Yarn: Hawthorne Fingering Kettle Dye in Blackbird Fiber content: 80% Superwash Fine Highland Wool, 20% Polyamide (Nylon)
5 (6, 6, 7, 8) (8, 9, 9, 10) hanks required, or 1680 (1830, 2075, 2200, 2550) (2775, 3000, 3180, 3460) yds of other fingering weight yarn that matches gauge.
Yardage is written for a long sweater as shown in the photos. If you would prefer to make a regular-length or cropped sweater, less yardage will be required.