Colors for a Cloudy Day by yellowcosmo
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Colors for a Cloudy Day

Knitting
February 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
970 - 1880 yards (887 - 1719 m)
31, 33, 35, 38, 40, 42, 44, 47, 50, 53
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This is a seamless pullover worked from top down with raglan sleeves, and fairisle colorwork at the hem.

Sizes:

  • 10 sizes available, 31 (33, 35, 38, 40, 42, 44, 47, 50, 53), sizes are based on finished chest measurements in inches.
  • 0 to 3” / 0 to 7.5 cm positive ease is recommended.
  • Sweater modeled in size 38 with 1 1/2” / 4 cm of positive ease.

Yarn:

  • DK Weight yarn, sample used Ornaghi Filati Super Sport, 100% wool
  • yarn A – Gray Mist, yarn B – Brown, yarn C – Light Blue, yarn D – Mustard, yarn E – Pale Gray, yarn F – White, yarn E – Lilac.
  • yarn A – 970 (1050, 1110, 1200, 1280, 1400, 1470, 1630, 1800, 1880) yards / 890 (970, 1015, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1350, 1490, 1650, 1720) meters
  • yarn B – 70 (75, 75, 80, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105) yards / 65 (70, 70, 75, 75, 75, 80, 80, 85, 85) meters
  • yarn C, D, E, F, G – 10 to 20 yards each / 10 to 20 meters each

Design

  • Seamless raglan style pullover, knitted top down in one piece.
  • Garter stitch for neck, hem, and cuff edges.
  • Curved hem with fair isles hem for a layering look.

Construction:

  • CO for neck edge, work top down in round.
  • Work short rows for neck shaping.
  • Work in rounds with raglan sleeves to underarm.
  • Put sleeve sts on waste yarn.
  • Continue working body in round to hem.
  • Work short rows for curved hem
  • After binding off hem, pick up sts along the hem for fair isle section.
  • Work short rows of fair isles for 13 rows before join in round and work rest of the fair isle hem in rounds.
  • Work sleeves in round to cuff.

Required Skill:

  • make increases, m1R, m1L.
  • make decreases, k2tog, ssk.
  • work short rows.
  • work colorwork.
  • work colorwork in short rows (knit flat back and forth) for a small section.

Pattern includes:

  • schematics
  • 2 charts of colorwork.
  • written instructions for the charts.

Pattern tech edited by Ashley Knowlton.