Eucalyptus Pullover by Ellen Coy

Eucalyptus Pullover

Knitting
January 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1080 - 1980 yards (988 - 1811 m)
31 (34½, 39½, 41½, 46¼, 48½, 50½)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 34½"; modeled with ½" of negative ease.

The lace panels of the Eucalyptus Pullover are inspired by afghans that the designer’s grandmother has made. This lightweight sweater is worked from the top down in one piece, with raglan shaping. Short-rows are used at the neck for the best fit and at the bottom for a slanted hemline.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 31 (34½, 39½, 41½, 46¼, 48½, 50½)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 34½”; modeled with ½“ of negative ease.

Yarn Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette (75% extrafine merino wool, 25% silk; 180 yd (165 m)/1¾ oz (50 g)): #779 pond, 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11) balls. Yarn distributed by Kingfisher Yarn & Fibre.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 6 (4 mm): 24–32” circular (cir), depending on size you are making, and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 23 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • This pullover is worked in the round from the top down with raglan shaping. The sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.