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casssita 10-27-2007 03:30 AM

sweater pattern for a fine guage yarn?
I have loads and loads of yarn that would knit well on a size 3 or 4 needle, and I was thinking about doing a striped sweater in it, maybe a hoodie. Any simple sweater patterns that would work for yarn of that type?

suzeeq 10-27-2007 12:40 PM

The only one I can think of that uses thin yarn and small needles is Thermal, at, but it's not striped, nor a hoodie. You can take a pattern you like and maybe make the largest size, or convert their st numbers to inches and then knit according to the measurements.

wiredqs 10-27-2007 03:06 PM (stripes no hood)

Jints 10-27-2007 08:26 PM

Here is full selection of plain basic patterns starting at smallest guage of 28st/4in , includes a hooded pullover, Could add your own stripe or stitch pattern as desired.
2 other fine tops,

cftwo 10-30-2007 11:29 AM

I recently bought the Jaeger Pattern Book 35, which all use their Jaeger Siena yarn - a "4-ply", which is between a DK and a fingering weight, and uses about a 3-4 neelde. Here's a link to the patterns - most are basic stockinette stitch, and pretty classic patterns.

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