Spooner by yellowcosmo

Spooner

Knitting
October 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1235 - 2070 yards (1129 - 1893 m)
32, 36, 40, 43, 47, 52
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Pullover worked from top-down with 2-color stranded colorwork for neck and cuffs. Hi-Low hem adds to the gentle A-line silhouette.

Sizes

  • 32 (36, 40, 43, 47, 52)
  • Sizes are based on chest measurement of finished garment in inches.
  • 1 to 5” / 2.5 to 13 cm positive ease is recommended. Sweater is modeled with 3” / 8 cm positive ease.

Yarn

  • Sport Weight, sample used Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport, 100% Superwash Merino Wool
  • Yarn A - color Washington 1090 (1215, 1400, 1510, 1700, 1885) yards / 995 (1110, 1280, 1380, 1555, 1725) meters
  • Yarn B – color Natural, 145 (145, 165, 165, 175, 185) yards / 135 (135, 150, 150, 160, 170) meters

Needles US #4 / 3.5 mm circular of 24” or longer for body, also same size needle to work smaller rounds in your preferred method for neck and sleeves

Gauge

  • 22 sts x 32 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
  • 24 sts x 34 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in colorwork after blocking (note: colorwork gauge is not absolutely important for fit if you cannot get exact gauge.)

Design

  • Funnel neck.
  • Raglan style sleeves.
  • Straight sleeves.
  • Overlapped front opening.
  • Slight A-line shaping from underarm to hem.
  • Curved hem, higher at the front and lower at the back
  • Colorwork on neck and cuffs.

Skills

  • Work in round.
  • Work flat.
  • Work stranded colorwork (chart).
  • Make increases (m1L, m1R, m1PL.)
  • Make decreases (k2tog, ssk.)
  • Work short rows.