Skull & Bones Pullover by Andrea Rangel

Skull & Bones Pullover

Knitting
July 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in St st on middle-size needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1052 - 1691 yards (962 - 1546 m)
3 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53)” (84 [94, 104, 114.5, 124.5, 134.5] cm) chest circumference.
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Cheeky skulls update the classic round-yoke sweater. Wear it with a relaxed fit for all your cold-weather shenanigans. This sweater can be modified for men’s/tall sizes. Instructions for doing so are given within the pattern.

This pattern is one of five projects included in AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53)” (84 94, 104, 114.5, 124.5, 134.5 cm) chest circumference.

Project shown measures 37” (94 cm) and is designed to be worn with 3–4” (8–10 cm) of positive ease.

YARN
Worsted weight (#4 Medium) in 2 colors:
Main Color: 986 (1,106, 1,225, 1,345, 1,465, 1,585) yd (902 1,011, 1,120, 1,230, 1,340, 1,449 m)
Contrast Color: 66 (74, 82, 90, 98, 106) yd (60 68, 75, 82, 90, 97 m).

Shown here:
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% wool; 140 yd 128 m/50 g): MC Snowbound, 8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins; CC Camper, 1 skein.

NEEDLES
Ribbing: Size U.S. 5 (3.75 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) circular needle, set of dpn.

Stockinette sections: Size U.S.
6 (4.0 mm): 32” (80 cm) circularneedle, 16” (40 cm) circular needle, set of dpn.

Colorwork: Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Waste yarn; stitch markers (m); tapestry needle.

GAUGE
20 sts and 31 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St stitch pattern on middle-size needles.
20 sts and 27 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in colorwork stitch pattern on largest needles.
21 sts and 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in ribbing on smallest needles.

NOTES
Pullover is worked bottom-up seamlessly in the round. Body and sleeves are worked separately, then joined for working the yoke. Neck edging is picked up and worked after binding off.