Go West by Joan Forgione

Go West

Knitting
September 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, with larger needles, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
824 - 2188 yards (753 - 2001 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
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Go West is a top-down, slightly cropped pullover with three-quarter sleeves that “points” in the right fashion direction. The construction makes it easy to lengthen the body, the sleeves, or both.

SIZES
• Finished Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)” / 80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150)cm

Pullover shown measures 36” / 90cm and is modeled with 1½” / 3cm of positive ease.

YARN
Green Mountain Spinnery Weekend Wool
100% American Wool
140 yds 128m/70g
• 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13) skeins (MC)
• 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) (CC1)
• 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) (CC2)

Shown in in Plum (MC), Pumpkin (CC1) & Orchid (CC2)

or

• 649 (800, 954, 1061, 1239, 1366, 1580, 1723) yds / 593 (731, 872, 970, 1133, 1249, 1444, 1576)m worsted weight yarn (MC)
• 91 (114, 133, 149, 174, 191, 221, 241) yds / 83 (104, 122, 136, 159, 175, 202, 221)m worsted weight yarn (CC1)
• 84 (106, 124, 138, 161, 178, 205, 224) yds / 77 (97, 113, 126, 147, 162, 188, 205)m worsted weight yarn (CC2)

NEEDLES
• US 8 / 5mm circular needles for body and sleeves*
• US 6 / 4mm circular needles for ribbing*

* It is recommended to have various lengths of circular needles on hand to accommodate changing numbers of stitches. For the sleeves and neckband, any method of working in the round (double-pointed needles, two circulars or a long circular for magic loop) may be used.

NOTIONS
• stitch markers (2)
• waste yarn
• tapestry needle

SKILLS USED
• knitting in the round
• stranded colorwork
• reading colorwork charts
• short rows
• increasing
• decreasing

Tech edited by Eleanor Dixon.