Oak by Pam Allen

Oak

Knitting
February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch with larger needles, after wet blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
960 - 1560 yards (878 - 1426 m)
36½ (40¼, 44, 47½, 51¼, 54¾, 58½, 62¼)" [92.5 (102, 112, 120.5, 130, 139, 148.5, 158) cm] bust circumference
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Oak is a true beauty: simple and lovely in reverse stockinette stitch, fitted in body and sleeves, and embellished with one very handy pocket. Worked from the bottom up, this pullover uses a very subtle dolman-style shaping in the underarm and short-row shaping in the shoulders: This creates a modified drop shoulder/dolman hybrid that is incredibly flattering and easy to wear.

Shown in size 40¼“ / 102 cm on a 32” / 81.5 cm, 5’10” / 178 cm tall model (8¼” / 21 cm positive ease)

yarn
owl / papuan 305
8 (8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins

needles:
16” and 32” circulars in size US 7 / 4.5 mm
32” circular in size US 8 / 5 mm
set dpns in sizes US 7 and 8 / 4.5 and 5 mm

skills required
Long-tail and cable cast ons, yarnover short rows, three-needle bind off, picking up stitches (links/tutorials provided); increasing, decreasing.