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Acadia Top-Down Pullover #102

Basix
Knitting
August 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1100 - 2125 yards (1006 - 1943 m)
XXS (28") and 6X (68")
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The soft, drapey Cowl neckline of this pullover reminds me of the ebb and flow of the ocean currents at Acadia National Park in Maine, which I visited when I was in high school. The greens and blues in the yarn echo the colors of the ocean and tidal pools. It has lovely curves and deep ribbing at the hips and sleeve cuffs. If substituting another yarn, make sure it’s a yarn that drapes well, and that isn’t stiff.

This is a top-down, set-in sleeve pattern, with short-row shaping to shape the sleeve cap (instructions on how to work short rows are included). There are also tips on how to customize your fit.

Visit my blog for illustrations and step-by-step instructions on how to work top-down set-in-sleeve patterns, including working short-row shaping. Watch my YouTube video to learn how to work Japanese Short Rows. Also, be sure to visit and join my Ravelry Basix group to learn about new patterns, new blog postings, and design inspirations; feel free to post your projects and questions on my patterns.