Winter Forest Pullover by Jean Chung
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Winter Forest Pullover

Knitting
October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1200 - 1600 yards (1097 - 1463 m)
34 (37.5, 40, 43.5, 47)” bust / chest circumference. Sweater sample shown in 37.5” with no ease.
This pattern is available from hollaknits.com for $6.00.

I have been heavily influenced by bohemian flair in sweater designs. Loose silhouette, movement, drape, contrasting bright color… Everything about the bohemian influence really agreed with my roots in California. Since we never really get winter here, I wanted to design something that is easy to wear even in our warmer winter season, that can be worn with mini skirts and boots or wide-legged jeans with heels. I love incorporating cables in my designs, especially the stitch patterns that you can commit to memory, which makes the knitting go quicker and more fun.

Finished Size 34 (37.5, 40, 43.5, 47)” bust / chest circumference. Sweater sample shown in 37.5” with no ease.

Yarn Sweet Georgia Yarns, Trinity, 70% Merino Wool 20% cashmere 10% silk; 200yds/115g: Willow, 6 (7, 7, 8, 8) skeins.

Needles US Size 8 (5.0 mm): 32” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn); US Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” cir. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st.