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By Kari Cornell

Here are the easiest sweaters within the world—literally! Eighteen impressive sweater designs by way of famous designers educate you ways to make the world’s vintage sweater kinds, together with reasonable Isle, Fisherman’s Gansey, Swedish Bohus, Icelandic Lopi Yoke Sweater, and extra. alongside the way in which, knitters will know about conventional styles and detailed knitting thoughts from world wide. integrated are sweaters from the British Isles, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the Americas. The creation info the background of sweater knitting whereas each one sweater trend starts with a historical past of the innovations and styles the layout employs.

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Pick up and k1 stitch in each of the slipped stitches along the heel flap, k9 [10, 11]. The round begins in the middle of the bottom of the foot. Left decrease round: K until 2 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog. Work the next row of the Main Chart, k1, ssk. K to end of round. 2 stitches decreased. Left regular round: K to first marker. Work the next row of the Main Chart. K to end of round. Left shifting round: K until 2 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog. Work the next row of the Main Chart, m1l.

Pick up and knit 1 stitch in each of the slipped stitches along the other side of the heel flap, k9 [12]. The round now begins in the middle of the bottom of the foot. Decrease round: K until 3 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog, k1. Work across the top of the foot following the next row of the Main Chart as described above for the first 30 [40] stitches, p the 31st [41st] stitch. K1, ssk, k to end of round. 2 stitches decreased. Non-decrease round: K to first marker. Work across the top of the foot following the next row of the Main Chart as described above for the first 30 [40] stitches, p the 31st [41st] stitch.

Cast on: Using smaller needles and a provisional cast on, cast on 64 [72] stitches. Place marker and join for working in the round. Cuff and leg: Using needles 1 size smaller than needed to get gauge, work 6 rounds of k. Work 1 round of yo, k2tog. Switch to larger needles. Work 6 rounds of k. Work the cast on stitches together with the live stitches by knitting each live stitch together with 1 cast on stitch. Work 1 round of k. If you would like a shorter sock, work the appropriate Main Chart once.

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