Murray Pullover by Norah Gaughan

Murray Pullover

Knitting
May 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Mesh patt on larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1578 - 2104 yards (1443 - 1924 m)
38 (41.5, 46, 49, 52.5)” bust circumference
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The Murray Pullover blends two hand-dyed colorways to create an artistic, speckled fabric achieved by alternating the colorways in stripes of varying sizes. An openwork mesh stitch helps obscure any transition lines and keeps the sweater light and breathable for multi-season wear.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 38 (41.5, 46, 49, 52.5)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 41.5”; modeled with 8” of positive ease.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Nettle Soft (68% superwash merino wool, 32% nettle; 263 yd / 3.5 oz): lichen in my crevices (A), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins; fog warning (B), 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) skeins.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): straight. Size 3 (3.25 mm): 24” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable m; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 31 rows = 4” in Mesh patt on larger needles.

Notes This pullover is worked back and forth from the bottom up in separate pieces and seamed. The sleeves are picked up from the body and worked back and forth from the top down.