Aran Pullover by Michael del Vecchio

Aran Pullover

Knitting
October 2006
DK / Sport ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1968 - 3116 yards (1800 - 2849 m)
42", 44.5", 48", 52.5", or 59.5" finished chest
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From Knitting with Balls:



Among knitters it’s pretty well known that when a sailor lost at sea was washed ashore, the unique designs on his sweater led to the identity of the poor soul. Yet what’s not well known is that these distinctive Aran garments were often knitted by fishermen themselves - while waiting for work or even for the tides to change. This Aran Pullover, knit with lanolin-rich Shetland wool, features traditional shapes inspired by the sea and makes a perfect complement for sea-faring outfits 9or others).



Gauges:

22 sts x 30 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle

little plait cable = 1.5"

bulky double cable = 3.625"

1 rep of shadow cable = 1.375"

20 double moss sts = 4"