Checkerboard Pullover by Quenna Lee
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Checkerboard Pullover

Knitting
October 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, blocked
US 10 - 6.0 mm
720 - 1030 yards (658 - 942 m)
Finished Bust Size 34¼ (36½, 38¾, 41¼, 44½, 48, 50¼)” / [87 (92.5, 98.5, 105, 113, 122, 127.5) cm].

Pattern Info/Description:
Checkerboard is a top down raglan with a retro twist. A deep woven portrait collar and striped sleeves provide visual interest.

Skill Level:
Intermediate

Size:
Finished Bust Size 34¼ (36½, 38¾, 41¼, 44½, 48, 50¼)” / 87 (92.5, 98.5, 105, 113, 122, 127.5) cm.
1-3” of positive ease recommended.
Shown in size 36½” / 92.5 cm.

Gauge: 14 sts and 20 rnds = 4” 10 cm in St st with smaller needle; 14 sts and 24 rnds = 4” 10 cm in Slipped St with larger needle.

Yarn:
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 137 yards 125 meters/100 grams): 24270 Coal (MC), 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) hanks; 23856 Bare (CC), 1 hank.

Yardage
655 (695, 740, 785, 850, 915, 960) yards / 595 (630, 675, 715, 775, 830, 875) meters of MC; and 75 yards / 70 meters of CC in a bulky weight wool.

Needles:
US size 10 (6 mm): 29” circular needle and DPNS; US 10.5 (6.5mm): DPNS. If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Markers; scrap yarn or stitch holders; spare DPNS.