Win a Leif Slipover Kit from Cascade Yarns and Knitting Daily!
Fall is almost here and we want to help you start it out right with a kit for the beautiful Leif Slipover, Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2011!
Our friends at Cascade Yarns are providing a projects' worth of yarn—Lana Grande—to two lucky winners! All you have to do to be entered is leave a comment below!
Leif Slipover Project Details
Finished Size: 32½ (35½ , 39½ , 44½ , 49½, 51½ )" bust circumference. Vest shown measures 32½ ".
Yarn: Cascade Yarns Lana Grande (100% Peruvian Highland wool; 87 yd [80 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #6035 gray marl, 7 (8, 9, 11, 12, 13) balls.
Yarn Weight: #6 – Super Bulky
Needles: Size 17 (12 mm): 29" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 8 sts and 14 rows = 4" in garter st; 18 sts of Upper Body chart = 4½ " wide.
|A flattering hourglass shape and deeply etched cable textures keep this bulky, lofty slipover
flattering and visually rich. A shaped hood grows up and out of the body's sinuous cables.
The key to making this sweater fit you perfectly is to make it with negative ease. So pick the size that is slightly smaller than your bust size and make sure you get gauge!