Park Bench Pullover by Nancy Eiseman
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Park Bench Pullover

Knitting
September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
780 - 1390 yards (713 - 1271 m)
Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X): : 33.75 (38, 42, 46.25, 49.75, 54, 58) inches/ 85.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117.5, 126.5, 137, 147.5) cm.
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Horizontal accent lines in the Park Bench Pullover echo the lines formed by the slats on the seat of a classic park bench. The style of this pullover is as classic as a Park Bench itself. This pullover is perfect for those first cool days of early fall when a T-shirt is not quite warm enough, or to wear over a long-sleeve Tee on cold winter days for a casual layered-look. The fit is slightly over-sized and boxy.

This short-sleeve pullover is knit in the round, from the bottom-up, in one piece. The shoulders are shaped with short rows. The sleeves and neck band are picked up and knit at the end.

Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)
Bust measurements of finished garment: 33.75 (38, 42, 46.25, 49.75, 54, 58) inches/ 85.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117.5, 126.5, 137, 147.5) cm. Size S is shown on model in photo with 4 inches/10cm of positive ease at bust. The sweater is intended to be worn with 3 to 7 inches of ease for an over-sized, boxy fit.

Gauge:
19 sts x 26 rounds/rows = 4 inches /10 cm in St st

Yarn:
Quince & Co., Lark; 50 g, 134 yd/123 m, 100% American wool, Fjord, 7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins

Or use any similar worsted weight yarn that achieves gauge: 834 (917, 1048, 1157, 1267, 1397, 1485)yds/ 763 (839, 958, 1058, 1159, 1277, 1358)m.

Needles:
Sizes 7 (4.5mm): 32-inch/80 cm circular and set of 4 double-pointed needles for sleeves (or use Magic Loop method for sleeves).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.