Lane Pullover by Jennifer Beale

Lane Pullover

Knitting
October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 33.5 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1140 - 2220 yards (1042 - 2030 m)
37¼ (40, 42¾, 46, 50, 54½, 57¾, 65, 73½, 78¼)” / 94.5 (101.5, 108.5, 117, 127, 138.5, 146.5, 165, 186.5, 198.5) cm., with 4 - 8” / 10 - 20 cm of intended positive ease at bust.
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A gravel road in Lane, Kansas. It’s “Any Road” by George Harrison: “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” (George Harrison). “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.” (Chesire) “-- so long as I get somewhere.” (Alice).

A uniquely constructed pullover results in beautiful stranded colorwork, wrapping around the wearer’s hem and shoulder. The pullover is knit from the center using a provisional cast-on, sideways, with a steek at the hem for the stranded colorwork.

Finished Dimensions
Bust: 37¼ (40, 42¾, 46, 50, 54½, 57¾, 65, 73½, 78¼)” / 94.5 (101.5, 108.5, 117, 127, 138.5, 146.5, 165, 186.5, 198.5) cm., with 4 - 8” / 10 - 20 cm of intended positive ease at bust.

Yarn
Peace Fleece DK
Native / Non-Native American fine wool and
Texas Mohair
350 yards per 4 oz skein
Shown in
MC: Father’s Grey, 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins or approx 790 (870, 945, 1025, 1105, 1220,1335, 1515, 1650, 1750) yds of DK weight yarn.
CC1: Antarctic White, 1 skein or approx 230 (250, 255, 255, 275, 285, 295, 305, 320, 320) yds of DK weight yarn.
CC2: Blue Jay, 1 skein or approx 45 (50, 50, 50, 50, 55, 55, 55, 55, 55) yds of DK weight yarn.
CC3: Lily Pad, 1 skein or approx 45 (50, 50, 50, 50, 55, 55, 55, 55, 55) yds of DK weight yarn.
CC4: Sheplova Mushroom, 1 skein or approx 30 (30, 30, 30, 35, 35, 35, 40, 40, 40) yds of DK weight yarn.

Needles
Size A: US 2 2.75 mm: 16 / 32” circ, and DPNs, if not using the magic loop method for small circumference knitting (trim needle)
Size B: US 3 3.25 mm: 32” circ, and DPNs, if not using the magic loop method for small circumference knitting (stockinette needle)
Size C: US 5 3.75 mm: 32” circ (colorwork needle)

Gauge
22.5 sts and 32 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette worked in the round on Size B needles after wet-blocking
22.5 sts and 33.5 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette worked flat on Size B needles after wet-blocking
22.5 sts and 28 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in stranded colorwork worked in the round on Size C needles after wet-blocking

Notions
Stitch Markers
Locking Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle
Waste Yarn

Special Techniques
Provisional cast-on
Cable cast-on
Backwards loop cast-on
Stranded color dominance
Wrap floats for stranded colorwork
Reinforcing steek stitches

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