This sweater is worked in the round from the top down. Short rows are used on the larger sizes to shape the neckline. A textured pattern is worked across the body of the sweater and the sleeves are knit in stockinette stitch, both are finished with ribbing.
The math did not add up in some of the sizes in this free pattern, but now it is revised and corrected. Very sorry for any inconvenience. Enjoy knitting!
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