Wind at Your Back Pullover

Designer Kathy Zimmerman

Finished Size 34 1/2 (38 1/2, 43, 47, 51 1/2)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 34 1/2”, modeled with 1 1/2” of negative ease.

Yarn Imperial Yarn Tracie Too (100% wool; 395 yd 359 m/3 1/2 oz 100 g): #01 natural 5 (5, 6, 7, 7) skeins.

Needles Body and sleeves—sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): straight. Neckband— size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); 2 cable needles (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Chart B patt on larger needles.

Aran meets gansey in the Wind at Your Back Pullover. The upper body pays homage to traditional Aran stitchwork, while the faux smocking pattern on the lower body and sleeves pays tribute to the classic fisherman’s gansey.

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