Milano by Carol Sunday


May 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch worked in the round
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1476 - 1969 yards (1350 - 1800 m)
Recommended for Chest Sizes: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)” which will allow for a very roomy fit. Sizing was determined by wrist-to-wrist measurement, upper-arm width and overall length. Shown in size 36 worn on a 36” bust (20” of positive ease).
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Stylish, comfortable and fun-to-wear boxy striped pullover …
sleeves and body are worked in the round to underarms, then flat to shoulders, shaped with pretty cable decreases and finished off at the neckline with attached I-cord trim. Duplicate stitch a tiny heart detail on the back … or wear it on your sleeve.

Size 5 US (3.75 mm) circular needles for body, circular or double-pointed needles for sleeves, double-pointed needles for I-cord trim; size 7 US (4.5 mm) needle for 3-needle bind off.

Markers, cable needle or double-pointed needle, tapestry needle, stitch holder.

Sunday Knits 3-ply yarns (light sport weight, 246 yd / 225 m per 50 gm); 2 50-gm skeins Nirvana (92% merino, 8% cashmere) earth; 1 50-gm skein each: Nirvana: berry, sand; Eden (100% merino): curry, lagoon, celery, grape; Angelic (75% merino 25% angora): aqua, buff, dijon, tomato.

Or if working in two colors: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6) 50-gm skeins main color and 2 skeins contrasting color.

Substitute any sport weight yarn that works nicely to gauge. Use either two colors or any odd number of colors.

25 stitches and 33 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch worked in the round. Measure gauge on large washed swatch; adjust needle size if necessary.

Skills used:
Joining colors, cable decreases, 3-needle bind off, attached I-cord.

See this photo tutorial for how to weave in ends to avoid the appearance of a color jog.