Backshore Pullover by Kerry Bullock-Ozkan

Backshore Pullover

Knitting
June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1704 - 2272 yards (1558 - 2078 m)
36½ (40¼, 44¼, 48, 51¾)" circumference at underarm.
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The Fresnel lens, used to light historic lighthouses, inspired the yoke of the Backshore Pullover. The body and sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up and then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 36½ (40¼, 44¼, 48, 51¾)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36½”; modeled with 3½“ of positive ease.

Yarn Rauma Garn Tumi (50% wool, 50% alpaca; 142 yd 130 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #I647 Light Blue (MC), 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) balls; #785 Deep Teal (A), #6396 Deep Blue (B), and #961 Mountain Green (C), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by The Yarn Guys.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): 24” and 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 25 sts and 33 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • The body and sleeves of this pullover are worked in the round from the bottom up to the yoke, then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke.
  • If necessary, use a larger needle for the charted rounds to maintain gauge.

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