Yellow Gold Pullover



Linda Marveng

In the classic yet unusual Yellow Gold Pullover, bold chain-link cables are framed by welts. Worked from the bottom up in pieces with set-in sleeves, this fingering-weight sweater is lofty and rich in a heathered wool from Scotland.

Finished Size 34½ (37½, 39½, 43½, 48, 52)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 37½”, modeled with 3½” of positive ease.

Yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (100% pure Shetland wool; 114 yd [105 m]/.88 oz [25 g]): #1160 scotch broom, 10 (11, 12, 14, 15, 17) skeins. Yarn distributed by Simply Shetland.

Needles Band—size 21/2 (3 mm): 16″ circular (cir). Body and sleeves—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16″ and two 24″ cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 23 sts and 32 rows = 4″ in Welt patt on larger needle; 51 sts of back cable panel = 5½” wide on larger needle.

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