Wunderbar

Knitting
June 2022
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
810 - 1650 yards (741 - 1509 m)
XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X, 4X)
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The name of this pullover isn’t meant to make you think of a chocolate bar - Wunderbar is a German word that means wonderful or marvelous. I figured since the yarn that inspired this design was German and the design uses German short rows throughout, the name should be German too.

This pullover is all about short rows and simple stripes with colour-changing yarn. Triangles or wedges are formed by using short rows, then a diagonal line to finish the wedge. The second half of the wedge is then worked to complete a rectangle. Because of the colour changes in the yarn, the stripes on either side of the diagonal line will be different colours. The pullover can also be knit with one solid yarn, and one colour-changing yarn, as in the grey and light blue sample.

The front and back are worked flat from the bottom up. The shoulder and sides are then seamed together. The sleeves are picked up from the yoke edge, then worked from the top down.

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Sizing
Sizes XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X, 4X)
Finished Measurements (Bust)
32 (36, 40, 44) (48, 52, 56, 60) inches, OR
80 (90 100, 110) (120, 130, 140, 150) cm.

Recommended Ease 2-4” (5 - 10 cm)
The garment is shown in size M with 4“ (10cm) ease.

Gauge
On US Size 5 (3.75mm) needles, after blocking:
22 sts/ 34 rows in 4” (10cm) in striped stocking stitch, worked flat.

Yarn & Yardage
Body and Sleeves of Pullover:
Schoppel-Wolle Edition 3, sport weight, 100% merino wool, 164 yards (150 meters) per 50g ball, OR
Any sport weight yarn with slow, gradual colour changes that knits to gauge.

Main Colour (MC):
Yds: 371 (416, 473, 532)(580, 642, 706, 773)
Meters: 339 (381, 432, 487)(530, 587, 646, 707)

Contrast Colour 1 (C1):
Yds: 334 (375, 426, 479)(522, 578, 636, 697)
Meters: 306 (343, 390, 438)(477, 529, 582, 637)

Ribbed Edgings Only:
Quince & Co Chickadee, sport weight, 100% wool, 181 yards (166 meters) per 50g skein, OR
Any solid sport weight yarn that knits to gauge.

Contrast Colour 2 (C2):
Yds: 102 (111, 120, 130)(139, 150, 160, 172)
Meters: 94 (102, 110, 119)(128, 138, 147, 157)

To make the sweater with one solid colour and one colour-changing yarn, it is recommended that you use solid yarn for MC and C2, and colour-changing yarn for C1.

Techniques Used
Alternating Cable Cast-on
German Short rows
Three Needle Bind-off
Mattress Stitch

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