THE ISLAND WRAP – Free Knit Sweater Pattern

THE ISLAND WRAPAll-focus

By: Bo Peep’s Bonnets©

The pattern and photographs contained in this document are the property of Bo Peep’s Bonnets©. This pattern is available for personal, non-commercial use only. No unauthorized reproduction or distribution, in whole or part of this pattern is permitted.

If you need any help with my patterns, please feel free to contact me: www.etsy.com/shop/BoPeepsBonnets 

Copyright © January 2017 Bo Peep’s Bonnets

Materials needed:

  • US 15 (10 mm), 29 inch circular needles
  • Bulky weight yarn (approximately 400 yards for the small/medium, 450 yards for the large/xlarge) Pictured Yarn: Lion Brand Scarfie
  • Tapestry Needle

Gauge: 2.75 stitches = 1 inch

Abbreviations:

K – Knit

P – Purl

Baby Cable – k2tog (knit two together) but do not drop stitches off left hand needle, knit the first stitch again, then drop both

Pattern: With the U.S. 15 circular needles cast on 82 stitches (Small/Medium), 90 stitches (large/Xlarge). Work the following pattern back and forth in rows. Do not knit in the round.

Row 1-6: Knit

Next repeat the following pattern sequence until work measures 32 inches (Small/Medium), 34 inches (Large, Xlarge).

Pattern Sequence

Pattern Sequence Row 1: *P2, K2, repeat from * all around

Pattern Sequence Row 2: *K2, P2, repeat from * all around

Pattern Sequence Row 3: *P2, Baby Cable, repeat from * all around

Pattern Sequence Row 4: *K2, P2, repeat from * all around

Once your work measures 32 inches (Small/Medium), 34 inches (Large/XLarge), knit 5 more rows. Next bind off all stitches as if to knit. Weave in all ends. Lay your work out with the garter stitch portion at the top and bottom. Fold in each corner and make a 9 inch arm seam with extra yarn and tapestry needle (picture follows).IMG_20170513_212531IMG_20170513_212614

Approximate finished measurements:

End of arm to end of arm = 33 inches (Small/Medium), 35 inches (Large/XLarge)

From top of neck to bottom = 30 inches (Small/Medium), 33 inches (Large/Xlarge)

If you enjoyed this pattern please check out my Etsy shop for more patterns and cozy knits. The sales from my Etsy store completed fund my charity for cancer patients – Hand Knits for Hope. If you or someone you know is currently dealing with hair loss due to cancer chemotherapy or radiation treatments please CLICK HERE to request a free hat for them. XOXO – Bo Peep

Copyright © January 2017 Bo Peep’s Bonnets 

All rights reserved.

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