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Bailiwick Pullover

Jan 27, 2014
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Designer Courtney Spainhower

Finished Size 38 (40 3/4, 43 1/4, 46 3/4, 50, 52, 54 3/4)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 43 1/4", modeled with 8 3/4" of positive ease.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Serena (60% baby alpaca, 40% pima cotton; 170 yd [155 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #S2550 seal, 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" circular (cir), 24" cir, and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 8 (5 mm): 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 24 sts and 31 rnds = 4" in Bed Jacket patt on smaller and larger needles alternately; 28 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in St st on smaller needle.

Styled with ample ease, the Bailiwick Pullover further modernizes the gansey—traditionally, a densely knitted sweater with texture patterns made for fishermen of the Channel Islands—with top-down construction and a luxe alpaca blend.



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