The Girlfriend Sweater is a slightly fitted version of “The Boyfriend Sweater”...the easiest sweater you'll ever knit! The beauty of these sweaters is that they are extremely comfortable, classic and not fussy! This pattern is written for your measurements and you can choose from a standard ease of plus one inch or a casual ease of 3 inches for an extra roomy fit.
Designed in a dk weight alpaca on size 6 needles, your custom pattern can be written for any yarn from fingering to aran weight. Simply select your yarn, knit a gauge swatch as directed here at Knit Fit Couture and submit the gauge with your measurements.
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The original design was created in a gauge of 5.5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in stockinette. However, you can select a yarn from fingering to aran weight if you’d like. Just make sure that you have knit an accurate gauge swatch in the yarn you will be using. If you would like to knit a second sweater in another weight, feel free to contact us for a second custom pattern.
The amount of yarn in the kit is estimated for sizes 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) Fingering weight yarn, size 4 needle Yardage needed: 1900 (1900, 2000, 2200, 2200, 2400, 2400) DK weight yarn, size 6 circular 24” or 32” needles Yardage needed: 1100 (1200, 1300, 1350, 1500, 1600, 1600) Worsted weight yarn, size 7 needle Yardage needed: 1300 (1400, 1500, 1600, 1600, 1700, 1700)