The Owen Sweater Pattern

The Owen Sweater by Knitterella. Originally designed to celebrate my youngest turning five, it soon became clear that this sweater needed to become a part of my wardrobe too! The Owen...

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The Owen Sweater by Knitterella. Originally designed to celebrate my youngest turning five, it soon became clear that this sweater needed to become a part of my wardrobe too! The Owen Sweater is a four color, stranded yoke design with contrasting hem and cuffs. Knit in Plucky Knitter Beauregard, this unisex pattern is worked seamlessly from the top-down and offers sizing options from child through adult.

Gauge: 21 sts and 28 rnds = 4" / 10 cm in St st and in stranded St st, blocked, using larger needle

Sizes:

Children: 6 (8, 10, 12); to fit chest circumference 24–26 (26–28, 27.5–29.5, 29–31)" / 61–66 (66–71, 70– 75, 73.5–78.5) cm
Women: X-Small (small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large); to fit bust circumference 27–29 (31–33, 35–37, 39–41, 43–45, 47–49, 51–53)" / 68.5–73.5 (78.5–84, 89–94, 99–104, 109– 114.5, 119.5–124.5, 129.5–134.5) cm
Men: Small (medium, large, X-large); to fit chest circumference 33–35 (37–39, 41–43, 45–47)" / 84– 89 (94–99, 104–109, 114.5–119.5) cm
Finished Measurements: Suggested ease: 3–5" / 7.5–12.5 cm of positive ease.

Children: Approx 29.25 (31.25, 32.75, 34.25)" / 74.5 (79.5, 83, 87) cm full-chest circumference; Approx 15.25 (17.25, 18.75, 19.75)” / 38.5 (44, 47.5, 50) cm full-back length
Women: Approx 32 (36.25, 40, 44.25, 48, 52.25, 56)" / 81.5 (92, 101.5, 112.5, 122, 132.5, 142) cm full-chest circumference; Approx 25.25 (25.75, 26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.75, 27.25)" / 64 (65.5, 66, 66.5, 67.5, 68, 69) cm full-back length
Men: Approx 38 (42.25, 46, 50.25)" / 96.5 (107.5, 117, 127.5) cm full-chest circumference; Approx 29.25 (29.75, 29.75, 30.25)” / 74.5 (75.5, 75.5, 77) cm full-back length
Materials Used: DK weight yarn in the following yardages…

Children: CC1: Approx 279 (298, 313, 324) yds / 255 (273, 286, 296) m; CC2: Approx 48 (51, 54, 56) yds / 44 (47, 49, 51) m; CC3: Approx 51 (55, 58, 60) yds / 47 (50, 53, 55) m; CC4: Approx 600 (740, 778, 807) yds / 549 (677, 712, 738) m
Women: CC1: Approx 200 (240, 280, 300, 330, 360, 390) yds / 182 (218, 255, 273, 300, 327, 355) m; CC2: Approx 56 (59, 66, 73, 79, 86, 92) yds / 51 (54, 60, 67, 72, 79, 84) m; CC3: Approx 60 (63, 70, 77, 84, 92, 99) yds / 55 (58, 64, 71, 77, 84, 91) m; CC4: Approx 807 (854, 900, 1044, 1139, 1234, 1329) yds / 738 (781, 823, 955, 1042, 1128, 1215) m
Men: CC1: Approx 300 (330, 360, 385) yds / 273 (300, 327, 350) m; CC2: Approx 77 (83, 90, 92) yds / 70 (76, 82, 84) m; CC3: Approx 82 (88, 96, 99) yds / 75 (80, 88, 91) m; CC4: Approx 1100 (1186, 1290, 1329) yds / 1006 (1085, 1180, 1215) m
Child’s sample shown is size 6, and featured in: Plucky Knitter Beauregard (60% yak, 40% cashmere; 300 yd / 274 m per 100 g); Poppycock (CC1) 1 skein, Wax Poetic (CC2) 1 skein, Feather Duster (CC3) 1 skein, Wanderlust (CC4) 2 skeins
Women’s sample shown is size medium, (5" of positive ease) and featured in: Plucky Knitter Beauregard (60% yak, 40% cashmere; 300 yd / 274 m per 100 g); Essie (CC1) 1 skein, Dreamy (CC2) 1 skein, Grumpy Goat (CC3) 1 skein, Sketch (CC4) 3 skeins
Needle Size: US 5 (3.75 mm) 16" / 40 cm and 24" / 60 cm or longer circular needles and DPNsβ€”or size necessary to obtain gauge; Smaller Needle: US 4 (3.5 mm) 16" / 40 cm and 24" / 60 cm or longer circular needles and DPNsβ€”or one size smaller than gauge needle

Pattern Includes: Written Instructions & Colorwork Chart

Skill Level: Intermediate

Other Details:

Piece is knit in the round from the top down.
Yoke is worked to the underarms, with short-row shaping to shape the lower back Yoke, then Body and Sleeves are divided.
Sleeves are placed on hold while the Body is worked in the round to the bottom edge, then Sleeves are worked in the round to the cuff.
Charts are worked in St st (knit every round).
For short rows, Sample shown uses Japanese short row in the round.