Buds Pullover by Mone Dräger

Buds Pullover

Knitting
January 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Parquet patt on smaller needles.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1200 - 2250 yards (1097 - 2057 m)
34¼ (38½, 42, 46¼, 50½, 54, 58¼, 621⁄5)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½"; modeled with 3½" of positive ease.

Knitted in a single-ply, DK-weight, merino-silk blend yarn, the Buds Pullover is both lightweight and pleasantly warm. It’s worked in the round from the bottom up in an allover shifting rib pattern. Silk Blend’s impressive variety of color options means this wearable piece can find a home in any wardrobe.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 34¼ (38½, 42, 46¼, 50½, 54, 58¼, 621⁄5)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 38½”; modeled with 3½“ of positive ease.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% extrafine merino wool, 30% silk; 150 yd (137 m)/1¾ oz (50 g)): #3029 steel, 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 8 (5 mm): set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4” in Parquet patt on smaller needles.

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NOTES

  • The body of this pullover is worked in the round from the lower edge to the underarm, then the upper front and back are worked separately back and forth. The sleeves are worked in the round.