Rose Bush Pullover by Irina Anikeeva

Rose Bush Pullover

Knitting
January 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1080 - 2160 yards (988 - 1975 m)
36½ (39, 41¾, 45¼, 49½, 53½, 57¾)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36½"; modeled with 2½" of positive ease.

The Rose Bush Pullover starts with a tubular cast-on and is worked seamlessly from the top down. Savor knitting the circular yoke, short-rows, and lace-and-eyelet pattern in this ultrasmooth, lightweight yarn that blends merino wool and baby camel.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 36½ (39, 41¾, 45¼, 49½, 53½, 57¾)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36½”; modeled with 2½“ of positive ease.

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Cammello Merino (80% extrafine merino wool, 20% baby camel; 180 yd (165 m)/1¾ oz (50 g)): #0022 rose, 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” and 24” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 5 (3.75 mm): 24” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 36 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • This pullover is worked in one piece from the top down with round yoke shaping. Short-row shaping is used to create a more comfortable fit in the back after the yoke is joined in the round.

  • The sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.