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Smokey Graphite Crewneck

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Originally I knit this piece for a man but during a photo shoot the model put it on and declared that it was the perfect boyfriend sweater! Try this classic sweater knit in the round. King Charles Brocade adds a masculine texture to a raglan shape. Bold, rich color coupled with the simple shape create a sweater perfect for HIM OR HER! Instructions come as written and charted. Shown in size 45 1/2" chest on a 38" bust. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl GAUGE GAUGE: 20 sts and 30 rows = 4" in Stockinette Take time to save time, check your gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished chest: 371/2 (411/2, 451/2, 491/2, 531/2, 571/2, 611/2)" [95.5 (105.5, 115.5, 125.5, 136, 146, 156) cm] sample in 451/2" (105.5 cm) chest.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Berocco "Vintage", 50% acrylic / 40% wool / 10% nylon; 217 yards; 3.5 oz (100 grams); 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11) hanks
  • Needles: Size US 7 (4.5 mm): Double pointed needles (dpns), 16" and 32" circulars. Or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Notions: Stitch markers; stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to