A classic aran sweater is given a twist in the Rose Garden sweater, knit in our sinfully soft Offbeat yarn. This self-striping yarn features crisp color changes that decorate this piece, adding extra interest to the gorgeous cables and Double Moss stitch. This easy-care blend of acrylic and alpaca is super for little ones, plus it’s sized for little ones to grow!
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Offbeat (90% acrylic, 10% alpaca; 150g/586 yds) • 102 Tubular – 1 ball (all sizes) See Pattern Notes Needle: US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 16” circular and straight or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 3 (3.25 mm) 16” circular, set of DPNs, and straight Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, cable needle (cn)
GAUGE 21 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Cables patt with larger ndl 21 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Double Moss Stitch with larger ndl Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This sweater is knit in the round from the bottom up. The sleeves are knit flat and sewn to the body. The neckband is picked up and worked in the round after seaming.
Please note that the largest size as written requires exactly 1 full skein of yarn. You may wish to purchase an additional skein as insurance if making this size.
Offbeat is a self-striping yarn. To ensure your project looks as close to the sample as possible, when breaking and rejoining yarn, be sure to visually match the point at which you’re rejoining. This may require you to wind off some yarn. We promise the results are worth the effort!