Sherwood Forest Pullover by Melissa Leapman
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Sherwood Forest Pullover

Knitting
June 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2040 - 2380 yards (1865 - 2176 m)
42 (46.5, 51, 55.5, 59.5)" chest circumference

This roomy pullover features woodsy colors in slip-stitch bands at the neck, waist, and cuffs. If Robin Hood or Maid Marian wanted a casual sweater for lazy days, they’d pick these colors.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 42 (46.5, 51, 55.5, 59.5)” chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 46.5”; modeled with 6.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs flyWHEEL (100% wool): #929 spoonwood (green; MC), 10 (10, 11, 12, 12) skeins; #959 penstock (black; CC1) and #949 elm (brown; CC2), 1 skein each.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 24” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; tapestry needle.


Gauge 22 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

Notes This pullover is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed.