Flat Rib Popover by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Flat Rib Popover

Knitting
August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
965 - 1400 yards (882 - 1280 m)
Sizes S (M, L, XL)
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Whether you wear it with denim or tailored pieces, this simple layer will have you dressed and out the door in a flash. It tapers imperceptibly to the hem for a boxy shape that doesn’t flare at the bottom. Dropped shoulders create a flattering line. The subtly textured rib pattern results in a smooth, flat finish that’s nice inside out, too.

We designed our Popover to be knit in a lighter worsted-weight yarn, like Berroco Ultra Alpaca. A fiber with an even balance of drape and bounce is ideally suited to this warm shell!

This four page pattern includes:

  • Color photography by the talented Jared Flood
  • Special Technique—’Clip and turn’ short row shaping
  • Tips and hints on how to swatch for gauge
  • Instructions for finishing and blocking your garment

FINISHED SIZES
Sizes S (M, L, XL). Details given for S; M, L, XL in parentheses ().
Finished bust: Approx 50 (56, 61, 66)“/127 (142, 155, 168)cm after blocking.
To fit bust: 28-32 (34-38, 40-44, 46-50)”/71-81 (86-96, 102-112, 117-127)cm.
With ease of: Approx. 18-22”/46-56cm.

Finished length: 24½ (25, 25½ 26)“/62 (63.5, 65, 66)cm
Measured from high shoulder (where shoulder meets neck) to bottom edge.

YARN
Approx. 965 (1060, 1250, 1400) yds/882 (969, 1143, 1280)m worsted-weight yarn.
Shown in Berroco Ultra Alpaca (215yds/198m per skein), Color 6289. Model is wearing size M with 15”/38cm bust ease.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
16 locking stitch markers.
4 stitch holders.
Darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
18 sts/30 rows = 4”/10cm in pattern stitch, after blocking