Amber Pullover by Rachel Brockman

Amber Pullover

Knitting
October 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Broken Garter on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1090 - 1962 yards (997 - 1794 m)
36 1/2 (40, 43 1/2, 46 1/2, 50, 53 1/2, 57, 60, 63 1/2, 67)" circumference at underarm
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Ready to tackle your first sweater? This cozy pullover is worked back and forth in separate pieces using an easy texture pattern. The front and back are exactly the same and don’t have any shaping to keep things laid-back and easygoing. The instructions also explain how to work the sleeve increases in pattern.

Difficulty Beginner

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 36 1/2 (40, 43 1/2, 46 1/2, 50, 53 1/2, 57, 60, 63 1/2, 67)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 40”; modeled with 7” of positive ease.

Yarn Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash (100% superwash wool; 218 yd 199 m/ 3 ½ oz 100 g): #768 Spice Rustic, 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 9) balls.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): straight. Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 29 rows = 4” in Broken Garter on larger needles.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at https://www.interweave.com/go/knitting-glossary 

NOTES

  • This sweater is worked back and forth in pieces from the bottom up. The front and back shoulders are joined using three-needle bind-off (ridge version).

  • Join our knitalong at www.interweave.com/go/amber-pullover-kal to see more tips and tricks for making this sweater.

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