This drop shoulder sweater is a wonderful addition to any wardrobe! The Weekender is full of texture, faux seams, drop shoulder, and some positive ease to create this versatile, flattering sweater. No matter your body type, it is perfect to wear to the office or on a weekend hike in the woods. One can also leave off the sleeves so it can be worn in warmer weather or layered over a long sleeve tee. Also available in The Weekender Light, a super fine weight pullover.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Shelter by Brooklyn Tweed (100% Targhee-Columbia Wool; 50g/140yds): 7 (8, 9, 10) (10, 11, 12) Skeins. Shown in Narwhal, a marled yarn.
ALTERNATE YARN: Woolstok by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Peruvian Fine Highland Wool; 50g/123yds) 8 (9, 10, 11) (12, 13, 14) Skeins. Use Storm Cloud as closest match to images. This yarn comes in 150g/370yd skeins in select natural colors; Yarn Loop will send you the larger hanks if available. Woolstok is well-known for its hand and vibrant heathered colors. Please PRE-ORDER any color not currently in stock, and allow at least 7 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Worsted by Brown Sheep Co. (100% American Wool; 100g/245yds) 4 (5, 5, 6) (6, 7, 7) Skeins. 100% American wool spun into yarn in Nebraska! This yarn is a very economical choice and is available in so many colors. Please PRE-ORDER any color not in stock, and allow at least 5 business days for shipping to your location.
SIZE: XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2XL, 3XL) Modeled with 10" positive ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust/Waist- 39.5 (44, 48.5, 52) (56.5, 60, 64.5)”
YARDAGE: 915 (1015, 1130, 1265)1385, 1520, 1640 yds
NEEDLES: Size US 7 / 4.5mm 40" circular needle, Size US 8 / 5mm & Set US 9 / 5.5mm 40" Circular needle and set Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, Tapestry needle & Row Counter (Recommended)
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - Tubular Cast-On & Bind-Off, Slipped Stitches, Short Rows & 3 Needle Bind-off
GAUGE: 18 sts x 27 rows = 4" in Stockinette St.
Sweater images courtesy of Drea Renee Knits. Yarn photos by Blue Sky Fibers and Yarn Loop