Queen Street Sweater

Queen Street Sweater

Kiyomi Burgin

Sizes 40½ (45, 49½, 54, 58½)” bust circumference; shown in size 40½”, modeled with 9″ of positive ease

Yarn Noro Silk Garden Solo (45% silk, 45% mohair, 10% wool; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g):

  • #5 caramel, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) skeins

Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever

Gauge 16 sts and 22 rows = 4″ in St st on larger needles


  • Size 8 (5 mm): straight and 16″ circular (cir) needle
  • Size 7 (4.5 mm): straight needles
  • Markers (m)
  • Removable m
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle

Don’t let the simple silhouette fool you—the design of this sweater is the ultimate combination of clever construction and easy knitting. Knit in pieces and seamed, this pullover features slit pockets just above the front hips. See Kiyomi’s tutorial in this issue for more information on how to work this unique pocket technique.

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