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Portland Top-Down Pullover #111

Knitting
April 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
870 - 2010 yards (796 - 1838 m)
XXS (28") to 6XL (68)"
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Portland, Maine, is a great seaside city with a vibrant downtown, yet it remains within easy reach of plenty of outdoor fun. Mainers bring a sense of style to their outdoor pursuits, and the state is famous as the home of great outdoor gear. This pullover is aptly named, since it boasts comfort, warmth, and style, all in one. Work the waist and hip shaping as given, or omit both and work the piece straight down from the underarm for a looser fit.

This is a top-down, set-in sleeve pattern, with short-row shaping to shape the sleeve cap (instructions on how to work short rows are included). There are also tips on how to customize your fit.

Visit my blog for illustrations and step-by-step instructions on how to work top-down set-in-sleeve patterns, including working short-row shaping. Watch my YouTube video to learn how to work Japanese Short Rows. Also, be sure to visit and join my Ravelry Basix group to learn about new patterns, new blog postings, and design inspirations; feel free to post your projects and questions on my patterns.