This casual ballet-necked pullover with an elliptical hemline and bracelet-length sleeves is knit seamlessly from the top down with modified raglan increases. Half-twisted reverse stockinette stitch provides texture in the center panel and on the sleeve cuffs.
For best results choose a yarn with some elasticity – at least 50% wool is a good option.
Kit includes pattern and selected yarn. Pattern includes 9 individual sizes; for kit purposes, sizes with similar skein counts have been combined. For yarn winding services, click here. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please allow at least 7 business days for shipping to your location.
DK or Worsted Weight
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Lyonesse DK by Blacker Yarns (50% Corriedale Wool, 50% Linen; 50g/119 yds): 8 (9, 9, 10) (11, 11, 12, 13) Skeins. Shown in Aquamarine.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Balance by O-Wool (50%Certified Organic Merino / 50% Certified Texas Organic Cotton; 50g/130yds): 7 (8, 8, 9) (10, 10, 11, 12) Skeins. Heathered yarn with the coolness of cotton and the bounce of wool. Please click link above to see more of the colors in stock.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Luma by Fibre Company (50% Merino Wool / 25% Cotton / 15% Linen / 10% Silk; 50g/137 yds): 7 (7, 8, 8) (9, 10, 11, 11) Skeins.
ALTERNATE YARN: Hemp Tweed by Rowan (75% Wool / 25% Hemp; 50g/104 yds): 9 (10, 10, 11) (12, 13, 14, 16) Skeins. This yarn has been discontinued. Hemp Tweed will produce a rustic, lived-in look. Hemp is a wonderful, color-fast fiber that is similar to linen in that it softens with washing & wearing. This tweed yarn adds lots of character in the finished garment.
SIZE: XXS/XS (S, M, L) (L/XL, XL, 2XL, 3XL) Designed with 0-3" positive ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 29.8-33.2 (36.2, 38.8, 41.6) (45, 48, 50.9, 54.3)"
YARDAGE: 850-900 (950, 1020, 1100) (1200, 1300, 1400, 1500) yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate-German Short rows, twisted stitches, long-tail & backwards-loop cast-on
NEEDLES: Size US 5 / 3.75mm & US 4 / 3.5mm 16"-32" circular needles and Set Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Tape measure, Tapestry needle, Blocking supplies (optional)
GAUGE: 21 sts x 26 rows = 4" in blocked stockinette on larger needles
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