Knit : Firewing Pullover PDF

Firewing Pullover knitting pattern

Designed to dramatically contrast two hand-spun gradient yarns with its boldly-patterned yoke, this pullover also works up well in contrasting solid colours.  It would look great in neutral tones, too.

It is a pullover in the true sense, designed to be worn with a lighter shirt underneath but still provide woolly warmth around the shoulders and body.

Instructions are included in the pattern to raise the neckline, if desired, and to knit it as a unisex pullover, without the included waist shaping instructions, as well as with longer sleeves.

Designer : Lori Law

Materials: Worsted weight wool yarn. MC with sleeves : 725/800/845/945/1040/1125/1180 yds [660/730/775/865/950/1030/1080 m]; MC without sleeves : 480/515/535/625/690/760/805 yds [440/470/490/570/635/695/735 m]; CC1 & CC2 (each) : 130/145/170/215/250/285/300 yds [120/130/155/195/225/260/275 m].
Yarn Details: Handspun version (without sleeves) : CC1 & CC2 – Worsted weight 2ply yarn, spun from rovings by Fatcatknits, Country Road -Shady & Country Road – Sunny, 100% bluefaced leicester wool, 160 yds/75g (each), 968 ypp; MC – Briggs & Little Regal, Brown Heather. Version 2 (with ¾-length sleeves) : MC – Cascade 220 in 9559 Indigo Frost; CC1 – 2411 Cafe, CC2 – 2448 Mallard.
Needles: US6/4 mm needles & US7/4.5 mm needles in your choice of circulars or double-pointed for knitting in the round (or size needed to match gauge).
Gauge: 20 sts/24 rnds per 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch.
Finished sizes:
Bust 34.4/36.8/38.4/44/48.8/53.6/56” [87.5/93.5/97.5/111.8/124/136/142.2 cm];
back-waist length 24/24.5/24.5/25/25.25/25.75” [61/62.2/62.2/63.5/64.1/64.8/65.4 cm].
Other: Stitch markers (3), Stitch holder or spare yarn, Tapestry needle

 

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