Knitting Pattern – Dashes Short Sleeve Knit Sweater
May 11, 2017
Short Sleeve Knit Sweater Pattern
This knit sweater pattern features short sleeves, a scoop neckline in the front and a textured stitch pattern. The pattern is for an advanced beginner to intermediate knitter. It will be helpful to have made a sweater before and to understand how to seam a knitted garment together.
This pattern has a textured stitch design that is a 4 row repeat. The last photo gives you a better look at a swatch of the stitch pattern. If you know how to knit and purl you can knit this sweater. You will also need to know how to cast on stitches in your work for the sleeve area.
The Dashes Knit Sweater is knit using size US 7 needles – circular preferred but straight can also be used. The yarn in the pattern photos is from Plymouth – Monte Donegal Hand Dyed yarn. Any cotton or acrylic weight yarn can be used that recommends a size US 7 or 8 needle. The yardage needed is approximately 870 yards.
Sizes for this pattern are Small – 35 to 36 inch bust, Medium 37 to 38 inch bust and Large 38 to 39 inch bust. Pattern photos knit in small size and fits a size 6 to 8 model.