Sun Rose by Laura Aylor
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Sun Rose

May 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
770 - 1365 yards (704 - 1248 m)
30.4”, (32.8”, 36”, 39.2”, 42.4”), {44.8”, 48”, 51.2”, 54.4”} - actual garment measurement
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I love and have been using Barbara Walker’s top-down, seamless, simultaneous set-in sleeve method for most of my sweaters. It’s my favorite way to get a set-in sleeve - no seaming and no short-row sleeve caps with the annoying little holes around the arm. It is a bit fiddly at the start, however, so I’ve come up with a modified version that is a little simpler - fewer steps at the beginning, no tiny pieces to start with, no short rows at all, and fewer ends to weave in. This DK weight pullover is basic, easy, very wearable, and has the simplest of touches - a bit of stretchy garter at the shoulders to conform to your shape, a simple garter-edged scoop neck, 3/4 sleeves, gentle waist shaping, and an easy eyelet edging.

NO short rows!
NO seams!
NO provisional cast-on!
NO finishing other than weaving in ends!

Yardage details:
XXS (30.4”) – 770 yards
XS (32.8”) – 840 yards
S (36”) – 910 yards
M1 (39.2”) – 990 yards
M2 (42.4”) – 1065 yards
M3 (44.8”) – 1145 yards
L (48”) – 1215 yards
XL (51.2”) – 1295 yards
XXL (54.4”) – 1365 yards

Orange sample is being worn with about 2” of positive ease, yellow with about 2” of negative ease.