Fukuro Pullover by Whitney Hayward

Fukuro Pullover

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1250 - 1750 yards (1143 - 1600 m)
Bust / Hip: 42 (48 ½, 54, 60 ¼, 65 ¾, 72 ¼)” / 106.5 [125, 137, 153, 167, 183.5] cm
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Notes
I love it when yarn is allowed to take center stage in a design, and this pullover was pared down to its most essential elements to give this yarn space to shine. A clean neckline and sleeve opening paired with the most basic stranded colorwork motif keeps things effortless.

Finished Measurements
Bust / Hip: 42 (48 ½, 54, 60 ¼, 65 ¾, 72 ¼)” / 106.5 125, 137, 153, 167, 183.5 cm

Model is a 32” bust, and wearing the 48 ½ size

Yarn
Stone Wool Romney + Merino
(40% Upstate NY Romney /60% American Merino wool; approx 250yd 182m/100g)
MC: Quartz 03, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins
CC1: Quartz 01, 1 skein
CC2: Quartz 02, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins

Needles
US 8 5.0 mm for rib trim: 32” / 80 cm and 16” / 40 cm circs
US 9 5.5 mm for main body: 32” / 80 cm and a spare circ
or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn

Gauge
17.5 sts and 25 rnds = 4”/ 10 cm in colorwork and stockinette
with larger needles, after blocking.