Valley Yarns 856 Red Maple
Valley Yarns Red Maple is a cozy woman’s sweater that features ribbed sleeves, subtle A-line shaping, and a scrunchy turtleneck flowing from the stockinette body. This flattering pullover is the ultimate in modern, stylish dressing. Knit in the round from the bottom up to the armholes, this sweater has drop shoulders with minimal shaping. Knit in Valley Yarns Peru, a spectacular blend of baby alpaca, Merino wool, with a hint of nylon that works beautifully into cowls, scarves, shawls or this sweater. A yarn with a chainette construction, you’ll get a warm, lightweight fabric from Peru that has a gorgeous drape.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished Measurements: Shown in size S – with 4–6” positive ease; if a closer fit is desired, work project one size smaller.
Bust – 35¾ (39¾, 43¾, 47¾, 51¾) (55¾, 59¾, 63¾)”
Yarn Requirements: Valley Yarns Peru (84% Baby Alpaca/8% Merino Wool/8% Nylon; 50g/120yds)
MC – 11 (11, 12, 13, 14) (15, 16, 17) balls shown in 13 Fawn
CC – 1 ball for all sizes shown in 04 Red Maple
US 7 (4.50mm) 16” & 24–40” circular and DPNs
US 8 (5.00mm) 16” & 24–40” circular and DPNs
Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch
This pattern was updated 03/13/2019. View errata here. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.