Chaleur by Julie Hoover

Chaleur

Knitting
December 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Herringbone Stitch, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1115 - 1750 yards (1020 - 1600 m)
46¾ (49¾, 53, 56, 59, 62¼)" / 118.5 (126.5, 134.5, 142, 150, 158) cm finished bust circumference
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Chaleur is an oversized popover that’s otherworldly cozy. With details like a subtle herringbone pattern, dolman shaped sleeves, and a wide mock turtleneck, it’s perfect for pairing with whatever you happen to be wearing.

Construction
Pullover hem is worked flat in two pieces, then joined to work the body circularly from hem to underarms, then divided for back/front and worked flat from sleeves to neckline. Sleeve underarms and shoulders are grafted. Collar is worked circularly from live stitches, then turned and sewn to the inside

Sizes
46¾ (49¾, 53, 56, 59, 62¼)“ / 118.5 (126.5, 134.5, 142, 150, 158) cm finished bust circumference

To fit 32-34 (35-37, 38-40, 41-43, 44-46, 47-49)“ / 81-86 (89-94, 97-102, 104-109, 112-117, 119-124) cm bust with +13-15” / +33-38 cm ease; To fit 33-35 (36-38, 40-42, 43-45, 46-48, 49-51)” / 84-89 (94-97, 102-107, 109-115, 117-122, 124-130) cm hip with +7-9” /+18-23 cm ease

Model wearing size 53” / 134.5 cm with +14” / 35.5 cm ease at bust and +6½“ / 16.5 cm ease at hip

Yarn
Purl Soho Linen Quill Worsted
50% fine Highland wool, 35% alpaca, 15% linen
164 yards / 150 meters per 100 g skein

7 (8, 9, 9, 11, 11) skeins
1115 (1180, 1415, 1475, 1680, 1750) yards / 1020 (1080, 1295, 1350, 1535, 1600) meters

Sample shown in color Stillwater Blue

Gauge
18 stitches & 28 rows/rounds = 4” / 10 cm in Herringbone Stitch, after blocking

Note: Both Circular and Flat Herringbone Stitch are used in this pattern. Swatching for finished gauge in both is recommended.

Needle A
One each 16” / 40 cm and 32” / 80 cm circular needles
US 7 / 4.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B
One 16” / 40 cm circular needle one size smaller than Needle A
US 6 / 4 mm

Needle C
One 16” / 40 cm circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
US 5 / 3.75 mm

Other Materials
Stitch markers in two colors, stitch holders, waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5