Knitted Egg Sweater or Cosy

Why does one need a sweater for an egg?

by craftbits (shellie wilson)

We don't know, but this pattern will help you if you decide to make one.

What you need

Materials: DK weight yarn, #5 needle

Instructions

Cast on 20 sts. Work in K1P1 rib for 2 rows. Continue in stockinette stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row) for 18 rows.

Next row (21 rs) work 8 sts.

Bind off center 4 sts, work remaining 8 sts, row 22 purl

Row 23 – Dec 1st each neck edge
Row 24 – purl
Row 25 – Dec 1 st each neck edge
26 – purl
Row 27 (back) K 6 sts, cast on 9 sts (1 extra), slip next st from left hand needle to right hand and pass extra st over, K to = 20 sts. Continue in stockinette for 24 rows. Bind off.

Sleeves: Starting on 13th row, pick up 10 sts to shoulder and another 10 sts=20 sts dec. each edge (1st st from edge) on rows 5 and 11= 16 sts.

Work until 14 rows. Work 2 rows of K1P1 rib, bind off.

Use your imagination to embellish the sweater.

This project was contributed by A Good Yarn. Check out their site for more patterns and wool.

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