Protean Pullover by Fiona Ellis
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Protean Pullover

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1390 - 2116 yards (1271 - 1935 m)
36 (39½, 41, 44½, 46, 51)” / 91.5 (100, 104.5, 113, 117, 130) cm

The Protean Pullover, a classic seamed v-neck garment, features fascinating cable panels on both the front and back. The patterning evolves from a bold rib pattern and morphs into intertwined cabled motifs that flatter the masculine physique.

Finished Measurements
Chest circumference: 36 (39½, 41, 44½, 46, 51)” / 91.5 (100, 104.5, 113, 117, 130) cm
Shown in size 41” / 104.5 cm with 3” / 7.5 cm of positive ease

Yarn
11 (12, 13, 14, 15, 16) skeins of Quince & Co. Lark (100% wool; 134 yd / 123 m per 50 g) or 1390 (1508, 1653, 1836, 1934, 2116) yd / 1272 (1379, 1512, 1679, 1769, 1935) m of worsted weight yarn
Sample shown in Quince & Co. Lark in Storm

Needles
One 32” / 80 cm circular needle in sizes US 7 / 4.5 mm and US 8 / 5 mm
One 16” / 40 cm circular needle in size US 7 / 4.5 mm
Or use a needle size to obtain gauge after blocking

Notions
Stitch markers (one in a distinct color or style for BOR), cable needle, waste yarn, tapestry needle

Gauge
20 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st using US 7 / 4.5 mm needles and after blocking
19 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st using US 8 / 5 mm needles and after blocking
58-st rep of Chart A or B = 83⁄4” / 22 cm using US 8 / 5 mm needles and after blocking