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Knife Grinder's Daughter Pullover

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    • Knitting pattern - written instructions and schematic
    • Finished Chest Circumference 35.75-64" / 91-162.5 cm
    • Imperial and Metric measurements
    • Suitable for advanced Beginners

    Pattern paper format: only US letter


    During college I spent my holiday breaks working in the family business, which is to say that I was on a factory floor sharpening industrial knives. When the weather was cold I lived in crew-neck sweatshirts. Truth be told I miss those days. I still love the comfort of my old favorite sweatshirts. I designed this as a way to unite my past and present--a way to carry the crew necks with me.

    The Knife Grinder’s Daughter is knit from the bottom up in the round. A continuous stripe of ribbing runs from the side hems up the body and down the sleeves to the wrists.

    Techniques used: Short rows, decreasing, picking up stitches, knitting in the round.

    Sweater is meant to be worn with 4+” / 10+ cm of positive ease.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 1390 (1550, 1725, 1900) 2025 (2200, 2400, 2500) yards or 1271(1417, 1577, 1737) 1851 (2011, 2194, 2286) meters fingering weight yarn.
    • US size 4 / 3.5 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge plus needles of same size as preferred for working small circumferences in the round.
    • 4 stitch markers including 1 unique
    • tapestry needle