Paper Birch Pullover by Amy Christoffers

Paper Birch Pullover

Knitting
August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1050 - 2000 yards (960 - 1829 m)
36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64) around chest at underarm
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Paper birch is a raglan pullover worked from the bottom up in the round.
The sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm. Body and sleeves are joined a the yoke is worked with hybrid-raglan shaping either side of a graduated lace panel.

Please note the lace panel is charted

A second PDF is included with a full page version of the chart.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64) around chest at underarm
24 ½ (25, 25 ½, 26 ½, 27, 27 ½, 28, 28 ½)” from right front cast on to right neck edge.
Shown in size 40, worn with 4” of positive ease.

MATERIALS

1050 (1200, 1300, 1400, 1550, 1700, 1850, 2000) yards DK weight yarn.
Shown here in Green Mountain Spinnery New Mexico Organic (100% Organic Wool; 180 yd 165 m/57 g): 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins.

Needles
US 6/4mm: circular 24” or longer for body and a set of 4 or 5 DPN for sleeves.
US 4/3.5mm: circular 24” or longer for hem, 16” circular for collar and a set of 4 or 5 DPN for sleeve cuffs.

Notions required
8 stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Gauge
20 stitches x 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on larger needles
Adjust needle size to obtain gauge