Mononoke Pullover by Sheila Toy Stromberg

Mononoke Pullover

September 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
775 - 1400 yards (709 - 1280 m)
Extra small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra large)
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This is a fun little pullover indeed! It works up quite quickly, due to nice thick yarn and short sleeves. The front and back panels of the pullover are worked flat to enable intarsia work on the front if desired. The work is then seamed at the shoulders and sides and the remainder of the garment is worked in the round. This decreases awkward seams in garter stitch. There is an optional short row section to shape the sides and back of the garment, making the back curving to be longer than the front.

This garment can be made to fit close to your body, or oversized for a more cozy sweater! If you want it a bit oversized, just bump up one size from what you’d normally wear.

The image on the front of the sweater is a chart I wrote up that is available for free on my website! You do not need to purchase the pullover pattern to have access to this chart! The design is a motif of Princess Mononoke. She’s simply amazing and ferocious. If you haven’t seen the movie (by Hao Miyazaki, lord of anime), you must go watch it! However, if you’d like, the design can be skipped or swapped out for any intarsia chart you wish! I give instructions in the pattern for changing out the chart.

My Princess Mononoke chart is available for free! on my website at:

Mononoke Mask Chart

Sizes: Bust in Inches (Bust in Centimeters)
Extra Small: 28” – 31” (71 – 78 cm)
Small: 32” – 35” (79 – 89 cm)
Medium: 36” – 39” (90 – 99 cm)
Large: 40” – 43” (100 – 109 cm)
Extra Large: 44” – 47” (110 – 119 cm)

If you are working a color chart, expect to use at least 125 yards of constrasting color yarn for a large chart.

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