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Amazing Threads Retreat Sweater (In Person & Virtual)



City Limits is my perfect sweatshirt style pullover. Written for a versatile worsted weight gauge, what I love about this pattern is that you can really make it your own. My sample was knit holding two strands of fingering weight throughout in 5 different colours to create a marled fade - Rowan’s sample features a single show stopping speckled colourway of worsted weight yarn. My sample is shown with the purl side side out while Rowan is sporting his with the stockinette side out. I finished all of Rowan’s hems with ribbing while mine received an icord treatment. So much room to customize! My sample features about 5” of positive ease with no waist shaping but instructions for optional waist shaping are provided. A versatile blank canvas sweater pattern - my very favourite kind!  

Check out City Limits on Ravelry

Sizes:
Child: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs)
Chest circumference: 18.25 (20, 22.75, 24, 26.25, 28, 29.75)”
Adult: (33, 37.25, 40, 43.5, 48) 52.5, 56, 60.5, 64, 68.5)” at bust.
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Adult sample is shown with 5” of positive ease.
The sizes are the actual finished measurement of the garment. Select a size that is 5” larger than your actual chest measurement to achieve the recommended ease.

Gauge
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4” square in stockinette stitch on larger needle, knit in the round, measured after blocking.

Recommended Needles
US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm
for sizes 0-6 mo-4 yrs: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size.
for sizes 4-10 years: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size.
for sizes 33-68.5“: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size.
Or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn
We are using Baah La Jolla 
Approximately 200 (250, 320, 375, 450, 550, 650) (800, 900, 975, 1050, 1150) 1250, 1325, 1350, 1450, 1550
Or 2 strands of TFA PureWash Fingering (113 g = 450 yds) held together. If using fingering you will need double the yardage. For my sample I held 2 strands of fingering with 1 strand of mohair throughout and though I love that mohair halo it isn’t necessary to obtain gauge. Totally optional!

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