Mud Season

Mud Season free knitting pattern by Elizabeth SmithIf you have never knit a sweater before or if you are just looking for a simple, top-down pullover, this sweater may be just what you’re looking for. Mud Season has top-down raglan construction and is worked in the round in one piece with circular needles. Sleeves are split at the underarms and the body is worked in one piece to the hem (with a little waist and hip shaping). Sleeve sts are transferred to smaller circular needles and worked in the round.

This is a free pattern, available in PDF format: download now

Sizing:
  • Sizes: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X)
  • Finished Bust: 34 (35, 36.5, 38.5, 40, 41, 43.5, 46, 47)” / 86 (89, 93, 98, 102, 104, 110, 117, 119) cm
Gauge:
  • 3.5 sts & 5 rws = 1” in St st
Yarn:
  • 650 (690, 730, 770, 810, 850, 890, 920) yds of bulky weight yarn, shown in Cuzco by Berroco (50% Superfine Alpaca, 50% Peruvian Wool; 100 g=130 yds), 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8 ) skeins. Another option: Vintage Chunky by Berroco
Needles and other supplies:
  • 24” / 61 cm, 29” / 74 cm, & 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needles in size US 10 / 6 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 29” / 74 cm & 16” / 41 cm circular knitting needles in size US 9 / 5.5 mm or 1 needle size smaller than used to obtain gauge
  • 4 stitch markers in 1 color, 1 stitch marker in a different color
  • 2 pieces of scrap yarn, around 20” / 51 cm in length
  • Tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends

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