Poison Oak

A striped, asymmetrical tee with contrasting ribbed borders and a slipped stitch detail. This sweater has a hi-lo, straight back and an a-line, chevron pointed front. It is knit seamlessly from the top down, minimizing finishing work, and includes directions for cap or ¾ length sleeves. Easy enough for an advanced beginner.

Poison Oak is the sister pattern to Sugar Maple. The main differences between the two patterns are:

  1. Poison Oak is designed for 2 colors stripes with a slipped stitch that carries one color from neck to hem while Sugar Maple is designed for gradient yarns.
  2. Poison Oak has two options for sleeve lengths: cap and 3/4. Sugar maple has cap sleeves only.
  3. Poison Oak is written for 13 sizes up to a 54” bust and Sugar Maple is written for 9 sizes up to a 46” bust.

Purchase both Poison Oak and sister pattern Sugar Maple and receive a $2 discount! No code needed and purchases do not have to be made at the same time, the discount will be automatically applied any time the second pattern in the set is purchased. Enjoy!

Sizes:

30 (32, 34, 36, 38)[40, 42, 44, 46]{48, 50, 52, 54}

Measurements:

Bust: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38)40, 42, 44, 46{48, 50, 52, 54}” Waist: 26 (28, 30½, 32½, 34½)36½, 39, 41, 43{45½, 48, 50, 52}” Hip: 31½ (34½, 36½, 38½, 40½)42½, 46, 48½, 50{53, 55, 57½, 59}” Arm Depth: 6 (6½, 7, 7½, 8)8, 8½, 9, 9 ½{9½, 10, 10, 10½}”
Upper Arm: 10 (10½, 11, 12, 12½)13, 13½, 14, 14½{16, 17, 17½, 18½}”
Length: 19 (19½, 19½, 20, 20) 20, 20, 21, 21{21, 21, 21½, 21½}”
¾ Sleeve Length: 12 (12½, 12½, 12½, 12½)13, 13, 13, 13{13½, 13½, 13½, 13½}"

Materials:

Yarn: You will need approximately 805 (890, 940, 1015, 1060)1110, 1170, 1285, 1330{1415, 1460, 1570, 1615} yards of fingering weight yarn for cap sleeves and 950 (1050, 1110, 1195, 1245)1310, 1370, 1495, 1545{1665, 1725, 1845, 1905} yarns for ¾ sleeves divided as follows: MC = 55%, CC = 45% Sample was knit in Malabrigo Sock (100% merino) in Eggplant (MC) and Ochre (CC).

Needles: 16” and 30” circular needles for sizes up to 40” OR 16” and 40” circular needles for larger sizes in size US4 (3.5mm) or size required to obtain gauge. Optional needle one or two sizes larger than gauge for loose bind off.

Notions: 5 st markers, a darning needle for weaving in ends.

Gauge:

26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in blocked stockinette