Because of the sideways construction, the Sidelines Sweater’s wide rib texture with slipped stitch detail turns into a textural horizontal stripe pattern that is combined with a wide hem, and cuffs in twisted ribbing and a folded neckline (optionally worked in contrasting colors).
The modular construction makes this an (almost) seamless project.
Sidelines is a casually oversized sweater that can be tailored to your preferences: With 8 body and sleeve circumferences, 6 lengths from cropped to tunic-length, and 3 neckline options to choose from, you can mix and match to create your dream sweater!
Customize your size by combining any circumference, length and neckline option:*
* Circumferences 7 & 8 can’t be combined with Length a. Any other combination is possible!
1 color (one-color version) or min. 2 colors (1 main color + min. 1 contrasting color) of DK-weight yarn (about 212 m / 232 yds per 100 g)
787-2095 m / 860-2292 yds / 4-11 skeins** in total
See yardage tables (last picture) for details for your size!
**The number of skeins refers to the Gaia DK base by TréLiz.
Sample 1 (light gray/turquoise/dark gray):
Gaia DK by TréLiz (85% Merino / 15% Donegal Nep, 212 m / 232 yds per 100 g skein) in the colorways Silver (light gray – MC), Suspicious Minds (turquoise – CC1) & Mines of Moria (dark gray – CC2) in size 3cM;
Sample 2 (pink-orange/dark gray):
Gaia DK by TréLiz (85% Merino / 15% Donegal Nep, 212 m / 232 yds per 100 g skein) in the colorways Manawee (pink/orange – MC) & Mines of Moria (dark gray – CC) in size 3bS;
Sample 3 (light gray):
Gray Base DK by Moel View Yarn (70% Alpaca / 20% Silk / 10% Cashmere, 225 m / 246 yds per 100 g) in size 3cM (light gray one-color version)
21 sts / 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette stitch on US 6 / 4.0 mm needles (after blocking) Gauge has an influence on the size of your finished piece and your yardage!
US 6 / 4.0 mm circular needles, 60-120 cm / 24-40” long (shorter length cable for neckline, longer for body and hem is suggested), optional: DPNs in same size for sleeves (or size needed to obtain gauge and optimal drape)
tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers, 1 removable/locking stitch marker, waste yarn to hold stitches