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Hopwood

Knitting
September 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in stockinette worked in the round on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1032 - 1806 yards (944 - 1651 m)
XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]
This pattern is available for free.

This easy-to-wear autumn pullover incorporates design elements from 1960s Swedish designer knitwear with a decorative collar that provides additional warmth as well as extra pizzazz.

The body is worked in one piece from the neck down, working short-rows at the back to shape the neckline, then increasing for the sleeves simultaneously until the underarm.

Raglan increases have been calculated for each size individually to improve armhole-body proportions compared to the typical every-other-row increases.

The sleeve stitches are held on waste yarn while the body is worked to the bottom edge. The sleeves are then worked from the top down, before the collar is worked from the bottom up.

A cheeky slipped-stitch pattern is used for a seasonal color effect - no stranding skills required!

SIZE
XSS, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X shown in size S with .5 inches of negative ease

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 2933.5, 38, 42, 47.25, 51, 55.5 inches
Length (not including collar): 2424.75, 25, 25.75, 26, 26.5, 27 inches

MATERIALS
Yarn: Rowan Tweed 100% Wool; 129yd/118m per 50g ball;
MC 596 Reeth; 67, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 balls
CC1 600 Tissington; 1 ball
CC2 597 Settle; 1 ball

1 set US #6/4mm double-point needles
16-inch US #6/4mm circular needle
24-inch US #6/4mm circular needle
1 set US #4/3.5mm double-point needles
16-inch US #4/3.5mm circular needle
24-inch US #4/3.5mm circular needle