Kenner Street Pullover by Emily Ringelman

Kenner Street Pullover

May 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
861 - 1968 yards (787 - 1800 m)
33 (34.5, 37, 39.25, 43, 46.5, 48.25)
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While I was designing this sweater, I referred to it in my head as “the mullet sweater”- an unflattering name, for sure, but one that makes sense, because this sweater is all business in the front, but then turn around and bam! Party in the back. The centered lace panel in back is fun, pretty, and adds that little something extra to a standard v-neck pullover.

This sweater starts with a provisional cast on of the back stitches. The back is worked down to the underarms, then put on hold while stitches are picked up from each shoulder for the fronts. The fronts and back are joined at the underarms and worked straight down with no waist shaping to the bottom ribbing. Stitches are picked up for set-in sleeves. The sleeve cap is created with short rows, then the sleeves are worked down to the ribbing.

The body has no shaping for an easy, casual fit, but you can easily add some waist shaping. Sleeve lengths are easy to customize- try 3/4 or half sleeves to make the sweater more versatile for warmer weather.

Skills needed: Knitting in the round, working short rows, basic increases and decreases, basic lace, picking up stitches, provisional and backwards loop cast ons, knitting with double-pointed needles.

Full bust: 33 (34.5, 37, 39.25, 43, 46.5, 48.25)
To fit bust sizes 33-37 (34-38, 37-41, 39-43, 43-47, 46-50, 48-52)
To be worn with 0-2 inches of negative ease in the bust. Shown in size 34.5 with approximately 2 inches of negative ease.

Knit Picks Gloss DK; (70% Merino, 30% Silk; 123yd/112m per 50 g skein); Color: Admiral 7 (8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16) skeins