Pinewave by Faye Kennington

Pinewave

Knitting
January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1260 - 2520 yards (1152 - 2304 m)
Finished measurement at bust: 32 (36½, 40, 44½, 48, 52½, 56)”/81.5 (92.5, 101.5, 113, 122, 133.5, 142)cm.
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Since learning how to knit, I’ve wanted a colourwork saddle-shouldered pullover. Pinewave was inspired by the Pacific Northwest, with delicate pine branches and a strong crashing wave.

This seamed sweater is worked flat from the bottom up in separate pieces (2 sleeves, back and front), then assembled. Sample pictured has a 40”/100cm bust and is worn with 4”/10cm ease.

Difficulty:
Complex

Sizes:
Finished measurement at bust: 32 (36½, 40, 44½, 48, 52½, 56)”/81.5 (92.5, 101.5, 113, 122, 133.5, 142)cm.

Materials:
Malabrigo Rios, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 210y/192m; 100g/3.5 oz: 3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins Teal Feather (MC), 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins Water Green (C1), & 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins Natural (C2).

Tools:
US 8 (5mm) needles or size necessary to obtain gauge.
US 7 (4.5mm) 16”/40cm circular needles, or size smaller than gauge needle; 4 removable stitch markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge:
21 sts/24 rows over 4”/10cm in stranded stockinette.
18 sts/27 rows over 4”/10cm in plain stockinette.

Abbreviations:
BO – Bind Off
C – Contrast Colour
Cdd – Sl 2 sts together knitwise, k1, pass the slipped sts
over – central double decrease.
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 together (right-leaning single decrease)
M1 – Backwards loop cast on (increase by 1 stitch)
MC – Main Colour
P – Purl
Pu – Pick Up
Rep – Repeat
Rnd(s) – Round(s)
Sl – Slip
Sm(s)– Stitch marker(s)
SSK – Slip, slip, knit (left-leaning single decrease)
St(s) – Stitch(es)