Short Description: Birds and leaves zig and zag across the stranded yoke of this slightly fitted pullover with a long lean profile. Construction: Seamless pullover is knit in the round from the top down. Short rows shape the neckline, darts shape the waist. Sleeves and sweater end with ribbing and a tidy tubular bind off. Neat trim around neckline is attached I-cord.
Gauge: 28 sts and 34 rows = 4" / 10 cm in stranded Stockinette stitch; 26stsand34rows=4"/10cmin solid color Stockinette stitch.
Finished Measurements: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" chest circumference. 0-2" ease recommended. Shown in size 36 with 0 ease.
Materials Used: Yarn: Wool or wool blend fingering weight yarn in 10 colors. Shown here in Sunday Knits 3 ply (246 yds/225 m per 1 3⁄4 oz / 50g skein) Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere): 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 9) skeins in charcoal, 1 skein in earth; 1 mini skein (99 yds/90 m per 3⁄4 oz / 20g skein) each of Nirvana in berry; Angelic (75% merino 25% angora) in tomato and buff; Eden (100% merino) in curry, grape, lagoon, sage and pickle.
Substitute any fingering weight yarn in a wool or wool blend that works to gauge.
Needle Size: Size 4 US / 3.5 mm cir- cular needles 24" / 60 cm or 32" / 80 cm long, second set of circular needles the the same or any small- er size (for tubular bind off only); size 4 US / 3.5 mm double-point- ed needles for attached I-cord trim.
Pattern Includes: Written instructions, schematic, charted colorwork.
Skills used: Stranded knitting, tubular bind off (explained), attached I-cord (explained), duplicate stitch.