Plumage Pullover by Ashley Rao

Plumage Pullover

Knitting
September 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in rev St st on larger needle; 1 rep of feather patt = 2" wide.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1890 - 2700 yards (1728 - 2469 m)
32 3/4 (37, 41 1/2, 45 1/2, 49 3/4)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 32 3/4", modeled with 3/4" of positive ease.
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Designer Ashley Rao

Finished Size 32 3/4 (37, 41 1/2, 45 1/2, 49 3/4)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 32 3/4”, modeled with 3/4” of positive ease.

Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (100% superwash merino wool; 270 yd 247 m: dusk, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm): 16” and 24” circulars (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in rev St st on larger needle; 1 rep of feather patt = 2” wide.

This design contrasts a staggered feather pattern with reverse stockinette stitch to create a texture-block sweater with a strong diagonal line.