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36 (39, 41.75, 44.75, 49, 52)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 39”; modeled with 5” of positive ease.
Imperial Yarn Denali (50% American alpaca, 50% American merino; 190 yd / 1.75 oz): #330 mocha, 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 24’’ circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Markers; removable m; waste yarn for provisional CO; cable needle; stitch holders; tapestry needle.
22 sts and 31 rows = 4” in rev St st on larger needle.
- This pullover is worked in one piece from the top down. First, the right back neckband is worked, starting with a provisional cast-on. Then stitches are picked up from the provisional cast-on for the left back neckband. After that, stitches for the ribbed saddle shoulders are picked up and the saddle shoulders are worked to the armholes, then the stitches are placed on holders. Stitches for the back are picked up along the edge of the neckband and saddle shoulders and the back is worked to the underarms.
- The fronts are worked in the same manner with V-neck shaping and neckline ribbing worked at the same time. The right and left fronts are then joined and worked to the underarms. At the underarms, the front and back are joined and the lower body is worked in the round to the hem.
- Stitches for the sleeves are worked from held saddle stitches and picked up around the armhole and the sleeves are worked from the top down in the round with short-rows to shape the sleeve cap.