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The "Rockin' Around!" Sweater

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Rockin’ around...” Be the aluminum tree that lights up the party! Inspired by everyone’s favorite mid century aluminum trees! Choose holiday colors that sparkle, or go with two other contrasting colors for a twinkly starburst minus the kitsch you can wear all season long. An homage to the atomic holiday icon of 1950’s and 60’s Americana!


XS (S, M, L) [1X, 2X, 3X, 4X]


worsted weight / quantity given is approximate, may vary based on yarn used
Main Color: 585 (660, 745, 850) [775, 885, 945, 1025] yards / 515 (605, 690, 790) [895, 990, 1080] meters
Contrast Color: 65 (75, 80, 95) [105, 115, 120, 130] yards / 55 (70, 80, 85) [100, 110, 120, 130] meters

suggested yarns
Main Color: “Encore Starz” by Plymouth Yarn (colorway “pink”)
Contrast Color: Held together: “Eyelash Dazzle” + “Rock Star” by Ice Yarns (colorway “Silver”)


Gauge: 18 sts x 26 rows = 4”/10.2 cm, after blocking
Use size needed to obtain gauge. Because the novelty yarn selected shown in the sample has no give, it was necessary to size up a needle size to obtain gauge. Swatch to determine if this is necessary for your yarn/knitting style.
 Main Fabric & Ribbing: Needle A: US 7 (4.5 mm)
  • A.1: 16” circular
  • A.2: preferred method for small circumference (use 32“ circular for magic loop, or DPNs)
  • A.3: 24-32” circular
♥  Colorwork: Needle B: US 8 (5 mm)
  • B.1: 16” circular
  • B.2: 24-32” circular


♥  stitch markers
♥  smooth scrap yarn
♥  crochet hook of similar size
♥  tapestry needle
♥  chenille needle #18
You will get a PDF (945KB) file

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Verified Buyer

6 months ago

Lovely pattern ❤️

This pattern is well written

Aelf M.

Verified Buyer

6 months ago

Simply Delightful

Another wonderful pattern from Poison Grrls!
Such detailed instructions, with lots of added information for customising fit, etc, all clearly written out.
This is such a fun design, and easy to work on. It's also a lovely quick knit!

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