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Murasaki Pullover

Knitting
August 2010
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in over washed and blocked Stockinette swatch in Main yarn on larger needle
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
508 - 1081 yards (465 - 988 m)
28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58" bust sizes
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MURASAKI (jap.) - purple

A luxurious convertible pullover with texture juxtaposed fibers to please any fashionista! It is worked into elegant and fitted silhouette with random stripes arrangement in same colorway. A great candidate for becoming your wardrobe’s favorite as this pullover’s versatility is expanded to continue being worn during warmer days. Its detachable sleeves are easily converted into arm warmers, that can also be worn on their own.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate Beginner

SIZES
To fit bust 28 (30, 32, 34)(36, 38, 40)(42, 44, 46)(48, 50, 52)(54, 56, 58)”/ 71.5 76.25, 81.5, 86.5)(91.5, 96.5, 101.5)(106.5, 111, 117)(122, 127, 132)(137, 142, 147)cm

Finished bust measurements 25.5 (27.5, 29.5, 31.5)(33.5, 35.5, 37.5)(39.5, 41.5, 43.5)(45.5, 47.5, 49.5)(51.5, 53.5, 55.5)”/ 65 (70, 75, 80)(85, 90, 95)(100, 105, 110)(116, 121, 126)(131, 136, 141)cm

Length from back neck 19.25 (19.75, 20, 20.75)(21.25, 21.75, 22.25)(23, 23.25, 23.75)(24.25, 25, 25.25)(25.75, 26.25, 26.75)”/ 49 (50, 51, 52.5)(54, 55.5, 56.5)(58, 59.5, 60.5)(62, 63, 64.5)(65.5, 66.5, 68)cm

The nature of silk fiber dictates the necessity of negative ease being incorporated into this garment for best fitting results. When substituting for fibers other than silk please take that into consideration when making your size choice.

YARN
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Penthouse Silk Fingering, 100% silk; 500yds (457m)/115g (4.06oz) in Randle Circle,
Main Yarn (A) 2 (2, 2, 2)(2, 2, 2)(2, 2, 2)(2, 2, 2)(2, 3, 3) skeins
OR other yarn
508 (544, 580, 616)(652, 689, 725)(761, 797, 834)(870, 906, 942)(978, 1015, 1051)yds/464 (497, 530, 563)(596, 630, 663)(696, 729, 763)(795, 828, 861)(894, 928, 961)m

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Loft, 60% silk, 40% mohair; 170 yds(155 m)/0.5 oz(14 g) in Randle Circle,
Contrasting Yarn (B) 2 (2, 2, 2)(2, 3, 3)(3, 3, 3)(3, 3, 3)(3, 4, 4) skeins
OR other yarn
265 (284, 303, 322)(340, 359, 378)(397, 416, 435)(454, 473, 492)(510, 529, 548)yds/242 (259, 277, 294)(311, 328, 346)(363, 380, 398)(415, 432, 450)(466, 484, 501)m

NEEDLES
US 4 (3.5 mm) 24” circular and dpns, set of 5
US 3 (3.25 mm) dpns, set of 5
OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

GAUGE
24 sts and 36 rnds in 4”/10cm over washed and blocked St st spun silk swatch worked in the round on larger needle
28 sts and 40 rnds in 4”/10cm over washed and blocked St st spun silk swatch worked in the round on smaller needle

NOTIONS
2 stitch markers in different colors
2 row counters
Tapestry needle
Crochet hook
Scrap yarn
Spare needle
12 (12, 12, 12)(12, 12, 14)(14, 14, 16)(16, 16, 18)
(18, 18, 18) 0.5”/1.3cm clear flat buttons