South Ocean Pullover by Samantha MacKay

South Ocean Pullover

Knitting
May 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller needle; 26 sts and 48 rows = 4" in Linen st on smaller needle.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1620 - 2970 yards (1481 - 2716 m)
32 (36½, 40, 44½, 48, 52½, 56, 60½)"
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Knitted in 100-percent linen, the tunic-length South Ocean Pullover begins with an I-cord cast-on, is worked flat in pieces and seamed, and finishes with an I-cord bind-off at the neckline. The body hemline and chest are worked in alternating stockinette and reverse stockinette stripes, and the other two sections of the body are worked in a simple linen stitch.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 32 (36½, 40, 44½, 48, 52½, 56, 60½)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36½”; modeled with 3½“ of positive ease.

Yarn Louet North America Euroflax Sport (100% wet-spun linen; 270 yd 247 m/3½ oz 100 g): straw, 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11) skeins.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 6 (4 mm): 32” circular (cir). Size 6 (4 mm): 16” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 26 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st on smaller needle; 26 sts and 48 rows = 4” in Linen st on smaller needle.

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NOTES

  • This pullover is worked from the bottom up in separate pieces and seamed.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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