Center Point Popover by Ainur Berkimbayeva

Center Point Popover

Knitting
March 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
650 - 1870 yards (594 - 1710 m)
40½ (45¾, 51, 56½, 61¾, 67)
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MATERIALS
Purl Soho’s Linen Quill Worsted, 50% fine highland wool, 35% alpaca, and 15% linen. Each skein is 164 yards/100 grams. We used the colors Pale Oats and Turmeric Yellow.

  • Short Sleeve Without Hood 4 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins; approximately 650 (755, 880, 990, 1110, 1255) yards required
  • Short Sleeve With Hood 7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins; approximately 1015 (1125, 1260, 1380, 1510, 1665) yards required
  • Long Sleeve Without Hood 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins; approximately 905 (1015, 1150, 1270, 1400, 1555) yards required
  • Long Sleeve With Hood 8 (9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins; approximately 1220 (1330, 1465, 1585, 1715, 1870) yards required

OR

Purl Soho’s Tulip Cotton, 100% organically grown cotton. Each skein is 131 yards/ 100 grams. We used the color Blue Spruce.

  • Short Sleeve Without Hood: 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 13) skeins; approximately 820 (950, 1105, 1250, 1400, 1580) yards required
  • Short Sleeve With Hood: 10 (10, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins; approximately 1185 (1310, 1470, 1615, 1765, 1945) yards required
  • Long Sleeve Without Hood: 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins; approximately 1060 (1185, 1345, 1485, 1635, 1820) yards required
  • Long Sleeve With Hood: 11 (12, 14, 15, 16, 17) skeins; approximately 1425 (1555, 1710, 1855, 2005, 2185) yards required

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GAUGE
18 stitches and 36 rounds = 4 inches in pattern stitch (knit 2 rows, purl 2 rows) on larger needles, after blocking

SIZES
NOTE Please visit our Understanding Ease + Selecting A Size tutorial for tips! Also note, this design is very roomy through the bust, so in this case, choose size based on hip measurement.

40½ (45¾, 51, 56½, 61¾, 67)

To fit actual hip circumference of approximately 31–36 (37–42, 43–47, 48–52, 53–57, 58–63) inches with approximately 4–9 inches of positive ease

  • Finished Hip Circumference: 40½ (45¾, 51, 56½, 61¾, 67) inches
  • Finished Length From Back Neck To Bottom Edge: 15¼ (16½, 18, 19¼, 20½, 22) inches
  • Finished Short Sleeve Length From Underarm: 2¼ inches
  • Finished Long Sleeve Length From Underarm: 13½ inches (adjustable)

Sample: The Linen Quill Worsted sweater shown here is size 40½, worn with 4½ inches of ease, and the Tulip Cotton sweater is size 51, worn with 7½ inches of ease.