Cattleya Pullover by Paula Pereira

Cattleya Pullover

Knitting
January 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1305 - 2610 yards (1193 - 2387 m)
39¾ (44¼, 48, 52¼, 56, 60¾, 64¾)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 44¼ "; modeled with 9¼" of positive ease.

The variegated merino-nylon yarn does most of the visual work in the top-down, seamless Cattleya Pullover, giving different knitters diverse color-pooled results. The boxy pullover calls for a tubular cast-on and a subtle slip-stitch colorwork motif that adorns the circular yoke and cuffs.

Difficulty Level Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 39¾ (44¼, 48, 52¼, 56, 60¾, 64¾)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 44¼ “; modeled with 9¼” of positive ease.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Passion 8 (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 435 yd (398 m)/4 oz (113 g)): tea and biscuits (variegated; MC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins; Scottish mist (gray; CC), 1 skein.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” and 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16”, 24”, and 32” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 31 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • This pullover is worked in one piece from the top down with round yoke shaping. Short-row shaping is used to raise the back neck and to extend the lower back. The sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.