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Saturday, March 07, 2009

Perfect Beer Sweater

Here is my own version of a beer sweater:


Some yarn. I used some scrap wool.

Yarn needle

Needles: 4, size 5 US DPN


kfb- knit through front, then knit through back of stitch (increase)

k2tog- knit two stitches together (decrease)


CO 24
k2, p2 rib for 12 rows
k one round

*k3, kfb* repeat to end (30 stitches)

k two rounds

k14, kfb, k14, kfb (32 stitches)

k two rounds

k15, kfb, k15, kfb (34 stitches)

k until piece measures ~5 1/2 inches

k15, k2tog, k15, k2tog (32 stitches)

k2,p2 rib for 3 rows

Bind off!
In contrasting color, embroider initial in chain stitch (as desired)

Action shot! Makes a great gift for guests!

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