Chyron by Jeanne Long

Chyron

Knitting
November 2018
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1000 - 2000 yards (914 - 1829 m)
2XS (32-inch bust) through 3XL (60-inch bust)
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A chyron is a text or graphic overlay commonly found in the bottom portion of a video broadcast. A news broadcast might use a chyron to tell the viewers the name of the person on screen, while other broadcasts might use a chyron to show current stock prices or recent sport scores.

Our Chyron is a classic and luxurious pullover designed to be a cornerstone of your forever wardrobe. Everything about Chyron is just right. The garment’s vee neck, set-in sleeves, and optional waist shaping provide a tailored shape. Worked in a cashmere-blend yarn and graded for eight adult sizes with several inches of positive ease, this unisex pullover is equally comfortable worn next to the skin or over a button-down shirt. Chyron knits up quickly, and its soft fabric is strengthened by the knit’s medium-firm gauge that gives the delicate cashmere fibers a defense against wear and pilling. The hemmed openings display Chyron’s couture credentials and a pop of color that keeps the design fresh; even better, they are worked in a fingering-weight yarn to preserve the fitted lines of the garment. In short, Chyron is crafted to be a stylishly comfortable wardrobe staple you’ll reach for time and again.

Construction: Chyron is knit seamlessly in the round from the hem to the bust, with optional waist shaping at four points around the torso. The top is then worked flat and seamed at the shoulders using a three-needle bind off. The sleeves are worked in the round from the hem to the underarm, then flat, and seamed in. The vee-neck hem is picked up around the neck.

Sizing: 2XS(XS, S, M, L, 1XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Bust – 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inches.
Length – 21½(22, 23½, 24, 25, 25½, 26½, 27½) inches.

Fit: Chyron is designed to be worn with 1-3 inches of positive ease.

Yarn and Yardage: Why Knot Fibers Siren DK, 4(5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Pewter; plus Why Knot Fibers Siren, 1 skein Budding Maple (or approximately 150(160, 170, 180, 290, 200, 210, 220) yards fingering weight yarn.

Needles: A size 4 U.S. (3.5 mm) 30” long circular needle, plus, size 4 U.S. (3.5 mm) double pointed needles, plus a size 2 U.S. (2.75 mm) 30” long circular needle, plus size 2 U.S. (2.75 mm) double pointed needles; or the size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions: 5 stitch markers, preferably one of which is distinct; waste yarn or stitch holders (for holding hem stitches); a spare circular needle size 2 U.S. or smaller (for seaming the hem); and, a tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Instructions: The pattern includes fully written-out instructions.

Techniques Used: Knit, purl, basic decreases, basic increases, working in the round, and three-needle bind-off.

As Modeled: Shown here is the 44” bust, modeled with 2” positive ease.

Special Thanks: To SGM, premier knitwear model, and Charlie Barley, the sweetest tuxedo cat around.