Petals by yellowcosmo

Petals

Knitting
August 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
820 - 1885 yards (750 - 1724 m)
30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51
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This is a seamless pullover worked from top down with colorwork motif around the yoke.
Instructions of both short and long sleeves are included.

Sizes

  • 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51)
  • Sizes are based on chest measurement of finished garment in inches.
  • 0 to 3” / 0 to 7.5 cm positive ease is recommended.
  • Sample is shown with 3” / 7.5 cm positive ease.

Yarn

  • Sport Weight, sample used Cloudborn Superwash Merino Sport Twist (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 200 yards / 183 meters per 50 gram skein).
  • Yarn A – Short Sleeve Version: 740 (830, 910, 1000, 1080, 1180, 1280, 1370) yards / 680 (760, 835, 915, 990, 1080, 1170, 1255) meters.
  • Yarn A - Long Sleeve Version: 1020 (1110, 1240, 1320, 1410, 1550, 1650, 1760) yards / 935 (1015, 1135, 1210, 1290, 1420, 1510, 1610) meters.
  • Yarn B – 80 (85, 90, 100, 105, 115, 120, 125) yards / 75 (80, 85, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115) meters.

Needles

  • US #3 / 3.25 mm or change needle to obtain gauge in stockinette stitch.
  • Also, 1 size larger needle for colorwork section.

Gauge

  • 24 sts x 34 rounds = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch with the smaller needle.
  • 30 sts x 28 rounds = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in colorwork with the larger needle.
  • Note: if only one gauge can be achieved, it is most important to have the correct gauge in stockinette stitch.

Design

  • Sweater is knit seamlessly from top-down in the round.
  • Colorwork motifs around the yoke.
  • 2 sleeve lengths, and both short and long sleeve versions are included in the instructions.

Skills Required:

  • Work stranded colorwork
  • Make increases (m1L, m1R)
  • Make decreases (k2tog, ssk)

pattern edited by Sue Hislop