Dotty Pullover by Yay For Yarn Patterns

Dotty Pullover

Knitting
February 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Dot Stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
692 - 1371 yards (633 - 1254 m)
Women's X-Small to 5X
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The Dotty Pullover is one of my favorite designs to date! It’s knit seamlessly in the round, from the neckline down to the hems. The dot stitch texture is made only with knits and purls, so if you can knit in the round and work basic increases and decreases, you can knit the Dotty Pullover.

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Sizing follows the Craft Yarn Council’s standards for Women’s sizes. #sizeinclusive

This sweater has a classic fit, with 2” of positive ease. If you are between sizes, size up if you want a looser-fit sweater, or size down if you want a more fitted sweater. Measure the bust of the wearer, and choose the size that is closest to the wearer’s bust measurement, under the title, “To Fit Bust”.

Instructions and yarn requirements for size X-Small are given outside the parentheses, with Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X given inside the parentheses, like this: X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

To Fit Bust:
X-Small: 30” (76 cm)
Small: 34” (86 cm)
Medium: 38” (96.5 cm)
Large: 42” (106.7 cm)
X-Large: 46” (116.8 cm)
2X: 50” (127 cm)
3X: 54” (137 cm)
4X: 58” (147 cm)
5X: 62” (157.5 cm)

Finished Bust / Back Length:
X-Small: 32” (81.3 cm) / 20 ½” (52 cm)
Small: 36” (91.4 cm) / 21” (53.3 cm)
Medium: 40” (101.6 cm) / 21 ½” (54.6 cm)
Large: 44” (111.8 cm) / 21 ½” (54.6 cm)
X-Large: 48” (121.9 cm) / 22” (55.9 cm)
2X: 52” (132 cm) / 22” (55.9 cm)
3X: 56” (142.2 cm) / 22” (55.9 cm)
4X: 60” (152.4 cm) / 22 ½” (57.2 cm)
5X: 64” (162.6 cm) / 22 ½” (57.2 cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

To knit this sweater, you’ll need to know how to: Cast on, Bind off, Knit, Purl, Increase, Decrease, and work in the round on a circular knitting needle.

You Will Need:

  • 692 (777, 874, 968, 1053, 1127, 1194, 1297, 1371) Yards of #5 Bulky Weight Yarn (I used Lion Brand Color Made Easy in Millenial Pink, 7 oz / 200g / 247 yds per skein, 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins)
  • US Size 11 (8.0 mm) Circular Knitting Needle, at least 32” long (but no longer than the finished bust measurement of the sweater for the size you’re making)
  • 4 Matching Stitch Markers that can slide onto your needle (to mark raglan increase placement)
  • 1 Stitch Marker that can slide onto your needle, should look different from the other 4 (to mark end of round)
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
  • 2 lengths of Waste Yarn, at least 16” long

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