Stonecrop Pullover by Andrea Mowry

Stonecrop Pullover

Knitting
August 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 36.5 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern knit in the round, after blocking.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3.5 mm (E)
1294 - 2935 yards (1183 - 2684 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)
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Knit from the top down and full of texture, with easy to master colorwork motifs, this sweater is hard to put down! Perfect for layering and styling into a plethora of outfits for say - a fun weekend at a fiber festival! Rhinebeck’s NY Sheep & Wool anyone??

SIZES:
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9)

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE:
30 (34, 37.5, 42.5, 46)(50, 53.5, 58.5, 62.5)”
76 (86.5, 95, 108, 117)(127, 136, 148.5, 159) cm
Recommended ease is -2 to +2”/-5 to +5 cm; sample is shown in Size 2 on a 34”/86.5 cm bust with no ease.

YARN:
MC - Fingering weight (400 yds/100 g)
1074 (1200, 1308, 1532, 1700)(1828, 2000, 2280, 2436) yds
268 (300, 327, 383, 425)(457, 500, 570, 610)g
982 (1097, 1196, 1400, 1555)(1671, 1835, 2085, 2227) m

CC - Fingering or Sport (200 yds/approx. 50 g)
220 (247, 267, 313, 348)(374, 411, 467, 499) yds
55 (61, 67, 78, 87)(93, 102, 116, 124) g
201 (225, 244, 287, 318)(342, 376, 427, 456) m

SUGGESTED YARN:
MC - Magpie Fibers Domestic Fingering (400 yds/100 g)
In the Navy 3 (3, 4, 4, 5)(5, 5, 6, 7) skeins
CC - Spincycle Dyed in the Wool (200 yds)
Cold Comfort 2 (2, 2, 2, 2)(2, 3, 3, 3) skeins

SUGGESTED NEEDLES & HOOKS:
Main Fabric: US 5/3.75 mm –24”/60 cm to 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)

Ribbing: US 3/3.25 mm - 16”/40 cm circular for collar, 32”/80 cm for hem and preferred needles for small circumference knitting for cuffs, plus a spare for the Tubular Bind Off.

Bobbles: Crochet Hook Size E/3.5 mm
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge. The ribbing needle should be 2 US sizes smaller than the Main Fabric needle.)

NOTIONS:
Stitch marker, cable needle (optional, see notes for a tutorial on cabling without a needle), row counter (recommended), scissors, waste yarn or stitch holders

GAUGE:
27 sts & 36.5 rows = 4”/10 cm on larger needles.
Measured over stitch pattern in the round after blocking.

TECHNIQUES TO INDULGE IN:
Knitting
Purling
Working in the round
Ribbing
Short rows
Stranded colorwork
Working from a chart
Picking up stitches
Increasing
Crochet bobbles
Cables (with a tutorial for cabling without a cable needle!)
Tubular cast on and bind off