Bow River Pullover by Miriam L. Felton

Bow River Pullover

October 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
970 - 1730 yards (887 - 1582 m)
XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X] corresponding to bust circumference of approximately 30 [34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54] inches (76[86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137]cm). For specific measurements see schematic.
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A fitted long sweater, perfectly cozy for nippy fall days, or layered with a top underneath for deep winter. Casual enough to pair with jeans, or dressed up with a skirt and a pretty belt, Bow River will become a wardrobe staple.

Yarn: 970(1100, 1230, 1350, 1470, 1600, 1730) yards {890 (1010, 1125, 1235, 1345, 1465, 1585) m} of DK or sport weight yarn. Sample shown in Lorna’s Laces Sportmate (70% Wool/30% Outlast viscose, 270 yds per 100 g skein) in ‘Waistcoat’

Gauge: 22 stitches & 32 rows in 4 inches (10cm) square in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Finished Sizes: XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) corresponding to bust circumference of approximately 30 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54 inches {76(86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137)cm}. For specific measurements see schematic.

Needles: 3.75mm (US 5) circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge. You will need a 16- or 20-inch (40- or 50-cm)circular, a 24-inch (60-cm) circular, and your preferred method for working smaller circumferences for the sleeve (see note). For the larger sizes, you might also prefer a 32-inch (80-cm) needle to work the majority of the body.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, plus 1 that looks different for the beginning of round; scrap yarn or holders to hold live stitches; tapestry needle to weave in ends.

Stitches Used: knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, kfb, short rows with instructions for the Shadow Wrap method, use of markers, m1, working stitches tbl.