Wild Grass by Asja Janeczek
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Wild Grass

Knitting
February 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1140 - 1895 yards (1042 - 1733 m)
30 (33, 36, 38) [40, 42, 44] {46, 48, 50}
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Wild Grass is a modern, seamless, circular yoke pullover with subtle waist shaping, finished with 3x1 ribbing. The pattern offers neckline finishing in three different styles: short rib, short ribbed collar or rolled up turtleneck cowl.
The pattern also offers two color possibilities to choose from (version 1 or 2)

The pullover is worked in the round. It starts with provisional cast on between the yoke and the body. The circular yoke is worked bottom up and features simple 2-color fair isle pattern. After completing color work, the neckline (rib / collar / turtleneck) is worked bottom up and in the round in simple 3x1 rib. The bottom of the yoke is shaped using short rows combined with raglan increases. The body is worked from the top down and in the round, it features subtle waist shaping and it’s finished in the same style as neckline. The sleeves are worked as last, top down and in the round.

Sizes available: 30 (33, 36, 38) 40, 42, 44 {46, 48, 50}

Measurements
Bust circumference of the finished sweater
80 (88, 96.5, 101) 106.5, 112, 117.5 {122.5, 127.5, 132.5} cm / 32 (35.5, 38.5, 40.5) 42.5, 44.5, 47 {49, 51, 53} “
The pullover is designed to be worn with 5 – 7.5 cm / 2 – 3“ of positive ease at the bust (incorporated in the pattern).

Yarn
Ulysse from De Rerum Natura, 100 % Wool, 185 m (202 yards) / 50g
Merino SW from Q-Lana, 100% Merino, 300 m (328 yards) / 100g
Arroyo from Malabrigo, 100% Merino, 300 m (328 yards) / 100g
Or any other fingering or sport weight yarn of your choice which knits up to the given gauge.

Estimated yardage
BODY: 895 (945, 990, 1045) 1110, 1185, 1265 {1350, 1435, 1530} m / 975 (1030, 1085, 1140) 1210, 1290, 1380 {1470, 1565, 1670} yards
contrasting color: 150 (160, 170, 170) 180, 180, 195 {195, 210, 210} m / 165 (175, 185, 185) 195, 195, 210 {210, 225, 225} yards

Add yardage given below when choosing the turtleneck cowl / half of the number when choosing short collar to the contrasting color yardage (version 1) /or/ to the BODY yardage (version 2)
COLLAR / COWL addition: 145 (155, 165, 175) 180, 190, 200 {210, 220, 230} m / 160 (170, 180, 185) 195, 205, 215 {230, 240, 250} yards

Please note that the yardage given above is only estimated! Any modifications in your knit may result in change of required yardage.

Gauge
22 sts x 32 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm / 4” x 4” with needles in size 3.75 mm / US 5 in stockinette stitch after blocking.
24 sts = 10 cm / 4 “ with needles in size 3.25 mm / US 3 in 3x1 rib pattern after blocking.
23 sts = 10 cm / 4 “ with needles in size 3.5 mm / US 4 in 3x1 rib pattern after blocking.

Make sure to knit a swatch and wash it the same way your sweater will be washed, dry it and then check the gauge. If necessary, change the needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Needles & notions
o Circular needle:
• Size A: 3.75 mm / US 5
• Size B: 3.5 mm / US 4
• Size C: 3.25 mm / US 3
o Crochet hook in size similar to 3.75 mm / US 5 needle
o Tapestry needle
o Pins (optional)
o 2 stitch holders or waste yarn
o 6 markers