Teton Village Sweater

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Casual elegance is the name of the game in Teton Village, one of the ski resorts in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. With its renowned snow conditions, lodging, spas and restaurants, the luxury resort attracts adventurers from all over the world. The Teton Village sweater is the epitome of casual elegance. Worked in 100% alpaca with seed stitch ribbing and seed stitch yoke, this sweater has some positive ease while still keeping a beautiful shape.

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SIZE
Women’s XS/S, [M/L, 1X/2X] (shown in size M/L)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 34 [38, 44] inches
Length: 23 [23, 27] inches

MATERIALS
Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande [100% alpaca; 110yd/101m per 100g skein]; color: Natural; 6 [7, 9] skeins
[optional] Rowan Kidsilk Haze [70% mohair, 30% silk; 229yd/209m per 25g skein]; color: White; 1 skein

32 length-inch US #11/8mm circular needle
27 length-inch US #10.5/6.5mm circular needle

notions required [10 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders tapestry needle]

GAUGE
11 sts/19 rows = 4″ in seed stitch
11 sts/17 rows = 4″ in seed stitch rib

PATTERN NOTES
Abbreviations
K – knit
P – purl
P2tog – purl 2 stitches together

Stitch Stitch Rib
Row 1 – *K4, p1* to last 4 stitches, k4
Row 2 – k1, p2, *K3, p2* to last stitch, k1

PATTERN
Multiple of 5 + 4

BACK
Cast on 64, [69, 74] st with US 11 needle and work in seed stitch rib pattern for 6″ [6″, 10″], mark each side of work with stitch markers, continue in pattern for 5″ more, mark each side of work with stitch markers, continue in pattern for 5″ [“5, 4″] more, ending with wrong side row.

[Optional – Add kidsilk, holding together with main color]
Next row – k1, *p2tog, k1, p1, k1* to last 3 stitches, p2tog, k1
New stitch count 51,[55, 59] stitches. Work seed stitch for 7″ [7″, 8″] more. Total length of back is 23″[23″, 27] ending on WS. Bind off 12,[14, 16] shoulder stitches in seed stitch pattern on each side, leaving 27 middle neck stitches on holder.

FRONT
Cast on 64, [69, 74] st with US 11 needle and work in seed stitch rib pattern for 6″ [6″, 10″], mark each side of work with stitch markers, continue in pattern for 5″ more, mark each side of work with stitch markers, continue in pattern for 2” [“2, 2″] more, ending with wrong side row.

[Optional – Add kidsilk, holding together with main color]
Next row – k1, *p2tog, k1, p1, k1* to last 3 stitches, p2tog, k1
New stitch count 51,[55, 59] stitches
work in seed stitch for 3″, (including decrease row) ending on WS, begin neck shaping.

NECK SHAPING
Right Side
Work 12,[14, 16] stitches in seed stitch pattern, place remaining stitches on holder.
turn and work even in seed stitch for 7″ more.
Bind off.

Left Side
Leaving 27 stitches on holder, rejoin yarn and work 12,[14, 16] stitches on left side in seed stitch pattern for 7″ more, even with right side, then bind off.

Sleeves (using main color only)
Cast on 64,[64, 69]. Work in modified seed rib for 12″ ending on wrong side. Bind off in pattern. Make one more.

Seam front and back together at left shoulder.

NECKBAND
Set-up round:
On right side, pick up and knit 27 stitches, pick up and knit 1 more stitch and mark it as corner stitch.
Knit 27 stitches from front holder.
Pick up and knit 1 stitch from left side and mark it as corner stitch, pick up and knit 27 more left side stitches.
Knit 27 stitches from back holder.

Working in the round, continue to knit neckband as follows:
Work in k1, p1 rib to the stitch before marked corner stitch, slip next stitch and marked stitch together knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitches over knit stitch. P1, k1, to the stitch before next marker, slip next stitch and marked stitch together knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitches over knit stitch, continue in k1, p1 rib to end of round.

Repeat for 6 rounds total.
Bind off in rib pattern.

FINISHING
Seam right shoulder.

Using upper side stitch markers as a guide, stitch in sleeves.

Beginning at underarms, seam sides to lower side stitch markers for side slits if desired, or seam to bottom of sweater.

Using tapestry needle, weave in ends.

Lightly block. Turn up ends of sleeves about 2” and stitch in place. Enjoy your beautiful new sweater❣

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