Gortenzia by Alla Saenko

Gortenzia

Knitting
December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1153 - 1895 yards (1054 - 1733 m)
28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)
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Gortenzia pullover is worked top-down in rounds and completely seamlessly.
The seamless saddle-shoulder construction in this design is combined with contiguous construction to shape the yoke and the sleeve caps.
The body of the sweater is worked with an A-line shaping up to the hemline, then the hemline stitches are worked separately for front and back.
The sleeves are finished with cuffs in a matching to hemline pattern.

Finished chest circumference (inches)
31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47)
For a comfortable fit, choose the size with 2-3 inches of positive ease.

Yardage required, approx
1153 (1238, 1323, 1411, 1499, 1589, 1680, 1786, 1895) yards / 1054 (1132, 1210, 1290, 1371, 1453, 1536, 1633, 1733) meters

Materials
US 3 / 3.25mm circular needles (16 inches / 40 cm), or size to obtain gauge in stockinette stitch - for neckband;
US 3 / 3.25mm circular needles (24 inches / 60 cm), or size to obtain gauge in stockinette stitch - from neckline to yoke;
US 3 / 3.25mm circular needles (32 inches / 80 cm), or size to obtain gauge in stockinette stitch - for body;
US 3 / 3.25mm double pointed needles - for sleeves;
tapestry needle;
stitch markers