Widener Pullover by Meghan Jones

Widener Pullover

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1715 - 2695 yards (1568 - 2464 m)
33.5 (37, 41.5, 45, 49.5, 53, 57.5, 61)" chest circumference
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The Widener Pullover is a handsome and casual shawl-collar pullover that combines classic gansey elements with cables and texture. Pops of contrast color at the collar and cuffs add an unexpected touch to this classic menswear sweater. The design is worked from the bottom up in pieces; needle sizes vary to accommodate gauge variations in the stitch patterns.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 33.5 (37, 41.5, 45, 49.5, 53, 57.5, 61)“ chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 41.5”; modeled with 3” of positive ease.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Worsted (100% wool; 245 yd / 3.5 oz): #209 wood moss (green; MC), 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins; #101 burnt sienna (red; CC), 1 skein.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable marker; cable needle; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 26 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle; 18 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Seed st on smaller needle; 58 sts of Cable chart = 10.5” wide.

Notes This pullover is worked back and forth from the bottom up in separate pieces and seamed.