Aspinwall Pullover

Nov 23, 2009
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Intermediate men's pullover with zipper placket, raglan shaping, and Fair Isle stranded colorwork. Worked in the round from the bottom up for seamless knitting, this sweater features brioche stitch trim, subtle Fair Isle bands, and an alpaca/wool/silk blend he'll love.

Designer Susan Dittrich
Finished Size 42 (45½, 47¼, 49, 52¼)" chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 42".
Yarn The Fibre Company Terra (40% baby alpaca, 40% wool, 20% silk; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): slate (MC), 15 (18, 19, 20, 22) skeins; yarrow, indigo medium, olive leaf, and iron, 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Half brioche patt—size 6 (4 mm): 32" cir and dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Markers (m);
• safety pin;
• tapestry needle;
• 9" closed-ended zipper;
• sewing thread and needle.
Gauge 19 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 18½ sts and 40 rows = 4" in half brioche st, slightly stretched.


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kirin wrote
on Dec 10, 2009 4:26 AM

So cute