This simple, classically shaped hoodie is knit in one piece up to the armholes with set-in sleeves that are picked up directly from the body of the sweater. The main body of the hoodie is worked at a larger than called for gauge to create a light fabric, while the woven slipped stitch section is worked doubled to play with sheerness and opacity. Minimal finishing is required before this project is cast off and ready for wear.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 32 (35½, 39, 43¼, 47¼, 51½) inch bust circumference
YARN: 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light or any other fingering weight yarn that knits to gauge
GAUGE: 23 stitches x 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch with larger needles; 23 stitches x 38 rows = 4 inches in woven stitch with smaller needles
NEEDLES: Body and sleeves: US 6 circular needles; US 5 needles for doubled, woven band at bust; or size needed to obtain correct gauge
NOTIONS: Stitch holders and tapestry needle