Sporty Sailor Top by Jennifer Owens

Sporty Sailor Top

Knitting
August 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1300 - 1950 yards (1189 - 1783 m)
34.25 (38, 42.25, 46, 50.25)” bust circumference
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Sporty, casual garments suited the “New Woman” of the early twentieth century. Colorwork bands, lacing at the neck, pleated sleeves, and a sailor collar look great on land or sea.

DESIGNER Jennifer Owens

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 34.25 (38, 42.25, 46, 50.25)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 38″; modeled with 3″ of positive ease.

YARN Plymouth Yarn Select DK Merino Superwash (100% fine Merino superwash wool; 130 yd / 1.75 oz): #1145 natural heather (cream; MC), 8 (9, 10,
11, 12) skeins; #1140 copper heather (brown; CC), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins.

NEEDLES Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 6 (4 mm): 24″ circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 22 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in St st on larger needle; 24 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle.

NOTES The body of this pullover is worked in the round to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately back and forth. The sleeves are worked in the round, with the sleeve cap worked flat.