Monte Rio Pullover by Stephannie Tallent

Monte Rio Pullover

Knitting
January 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Pattern using Swatch Chart, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1080 - 1800 yards (988 - 1646 m)
33 (36.5, 40, 44.5, 49)(53.25, 57, 61.25, 65)" finished chest circumference, meant to be worn with 4–5" positive ease
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The tiny hamlet of Monte Rio sits next to the beautiful Russian River in Northern California. The Monte Rio pullover reflects the sandy beaches and gentle turns of the river.

The pullover is worked top down from the ribbed neck and saddle straps. After armhole shaping, the front and back are joined in the round. Sleeve stitches are picked up around the armhole and include the reserved saddle strap stitches. Cable patterns are charted only.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
33 (36½, 40, 44½, 49)(53¼, 57, 61¼, 65)“ finished chest circumference, meant to be worn with 4–5” positive ease
Sample is 36½” size; model is 31” chest

YARN
Knit Picks Woodland Tweed™, 80% Merino Wool/15% Baby Alpaca/5% Viscose (180 yards/100 g), 16 (6, 7, 7, 8)(9, 9, 10, 10) hanks. Shown in Bare 27614.

NEEDLES
US 8 / 5 mm circular needles, or size to obtain gauge
US 7 / 4.5 mm circular needles for ribbing, or one size smaller than size to obtain gauge

GAUGE
26 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Cable Pattern using Swatch Chart, blocked
18 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Broken Rib, blocked

NOTIONS
yarn needle, stitch markers, removable stitch markers, cable needles, scrap yarn or stitch holder, blocking pins and/or wires

Skills
cabling, reading charts, picking up stitches, increasing / decreasing

NOTES/ERRATA (refer to original release from Knit Picks; all are corrected in current versions as of 2/15/2023 -- Ravelry release date):

Front

“…work Row 1 of Size 33” Full Chart…” (first printing said Size 32”)

Note added underneath Size 33” Full Chart: After completing Size 33” Full Chart, move on to Back/Body sections.

Note added at bottom of First Rows charts page: After completing First Rows, move on to the next charts for size being worked, working chain/lattice/chain patterns as they’ve been established.

Note underneath In-the-Round Chart edited to say: Work red rep box sts 0 (1, 1, 1, 1)(2, 2, 2, 2)“ times.

P10:
The repeats for Sizes 53.25 and 57 page 10 should encompass st 39-56, rather than 39-55.

Written instructions, Front:

Row 1 (RS): PU and K 21 (22, 24, 24, 26)(27, 27, 27, 27) sts…
Row 1 ends: 91 (93, 97, 101, 105)(111, 111, 121, 121) sts.

ERRATA 2/19/21

Size 53.25” First Rows Chart:
Red box is around all stitches 39-56, for an 18-stitch repeat.

Row 1, stitches 27 and 67 are orange PU boxes, for 27 sts picked up on each side.

Size 57” First Rows Chart:
Red box is around all stitches 39-56, for an 18-stitch repeat.

Chart Legend

Cable 2 Over 2 Left
RS: Sl2 to CN, hold in front; K2, K2 from CN
WS: 2/2 LC-Purl (Sl2 to CN, hold in front; P2, P2 from CN)

4/25/21
Chart Size 44.5” Left
Row 42: Work sts 13, 12, 11 as per the original Row 44.
Row 43: Knit sts 10-13.
Row 44: Work sts 17-12 as per the original Row 46.
Omit Row 46.

12/19/2023
For the sleeve chart, for Size 40” it states: Work chart on previous page for Rows 29–62.

It should read next, not previous.