Retro Pullover by Stephannie Tallent

Retro Pullover

January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Moss stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1100 - 3630 yards (1006 - 3319 m)
31.75 (35.75, 39.5, 43.5, 47.5, 51.5, 55.5, 59.5, 64.25)” finished bust measurement; garment is meant to be worn with 4” of ease
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Recalling the classically cozy comfort of some of the most iconic aran-style sweaters, you can channel the likes of Paul Newman and Marilyn Monroe with this terrific throwback. Traditional textures abound with a honeycomb cable panel flanked by simple twists and fishbone cables. Add some time-honored techniques, like saddle shoulders, and you’ve got an evocative garment that pushes all the right nostalgia buttons.

The Retro Pullover is a cabled sweater worked from the top down, with a crew neck and saddle shoulder. Saddle and yoke are worked flat, while body and sleeves are worked in the round. with 4” of positive ease.

This pattern is fully charted.

1/26/19: Correction to legend (abbreviation at the front of the pattern is correct)
2/2 RCkp: Sl2 to CN, hold in back. K2. K1, P1 from CN.