Donegal Pullover by Teti Lutsak

Donegal Pullover

Knitting
February 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, see notes below
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
744 - 766 yards (680 - 700 m)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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Donegal Pullover is the most simple and unisex raglan pullover with a wide standing mock neck. The garment is worked top down in a round with a few short rows shaping the neck and gradual increases along the raglan lines. This could easily be your first pullover!

Sizes
The pattern instructions are calculated for a comfortable fit in generous nine sizes 1 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 to fit 74 84, 94, 104, 114, 124, 134, 144, 154 cm / 29 33, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57, 61 in bust circumference with ca. 8 cm /3 in of positive ease for sizes 1-5 and ca. 12 cm /4.7 in for the bigger sizes.

Yarn
A total of 380 430, 480, 530, 580, 630, 680, 730, 780 g of Aran Tweed (Donegal Yarns), 100% wool, shown in shade #2017 (light grey) with 160 m in 100 g skein, or any similar yarn to match the gauge.

Needles and notions
A pair of 3.0 mm (2.5 US) 40 — 60 cm (16 — 24 in) circular needles for the neck ribbing; a pair of 4.0 mm (6 US) 80 — 100 cm (32 — 40 in) circular needles for the body; spare cables or stitch holders; scarp yarn; at least
4 stitch markers; row counter (optional).

Gauge
18 sts and 28 rows in 10 cm /4in with twisted rib on 3.0 mm (US 2.5 or 3) needles after blocking; 15 sts and 22 rows in 10 cm /4 in with stockinette stitch on 4.0 mm (US 6) needles after blocking. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.