Hyacinth Pullover by Hanna Maciejewska

Hyacinth Pullover

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1148 - 1476 yards (1050 - 1350 m)
47.75 (50.5, 53.25, 56, 58.75)" bust circumference
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Feminine, flowy, and somehow simultaneously on-trend and timeless, the Hyacinth Pullover starts with a provisional cast-on and shoulder-shaping using the German short-row method. Dropped and unraveled stitches are incorporated into the pattern, giving the top a fun and folksy lacy and airy look.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 47.75 (50.5, 53.25, 56, 58.75)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 50.5”; modeled with 16.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Schoppel-Wolle Bio Merinos (95% virgin merino wool, 5% linen; 164 yd / 1.75 oz): #9899 natural, 7 (7, 8, 8, 9) balls. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles Sizes 2.5 (3 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 26 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle; Lace chart (with sts unraveled) = 18.5” wide.

Notes This top is worked from the top down. First the back is worked back and forth to the underarm. Both sides of the front are worked separately to the base of the neck, then joined and worked to the underarm, then the front and back are joined and worked in the round to the lower edge.