A garter stitch oversized funnelneck ‘boyfriend’ sweater
“This is an exaggerated slouchy funnelneck with dropped rounded shoulders and statement wide sleeves with deep double cuffs. The body is loose and generous with proportions and details that are bang on for this season..”
Skills Required: This is a project for first-time knitters using the most basic knit stitch and simple shaping.
Yarn Type: Rowan Purelife 100% British wool
Yarn Shade: Photographed in Mid Brown Jacob
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Sizes to fit actual chest: Child (approx aged 5-8) - 61-67cm(24in-26½in) Junior (approx aged 9+ - UK 4 -8) - 76-81cm (28in-32in) Adult S-M (UK 8-14) - 81-96.5cm (32in-38in) Adult L-XL (UK 16–22) - 101.5-106.5cm (40in-46in)
Knitted measurements approx (as worn) Chest width - circumference approx * (cuff to cuff measurement) Child - 71cm (28in) Junior - 81cm (32in) Adult S – M - 97cm (38in) Adult L-XL - 122cm (48in) * This is an approximation of the actual measurement due to the unusual construction of the shape, however it has been designed to fit big.
Length from centre back neck as worn approx Child - 51cm (20in) Junior - 61cm (24in) Adult S – M - 71cm (28in) Adult L-XL - 81cm (32in)
1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds). You will need (approx): 6[7:10:12:] x 100g balls
One pair each of 7mm (US 10½-11) and 9mm (US 13) straight needles Tapestry needle for sewing up Row counter and stitch markers.
11 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in g-st using 9mm (US13) needles.
Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.