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Ginevra's Pullover

Nov 17, 2010
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Two different weights of yarn combine to create this romantically fashioned pullover. A worsted weight yarn creates the body, knit from the top down with raglan yoke sleeves. A laceweight yarn creates the neck insert for a gauzy, dramatically draped fabric.

Designer Amy Polcyn
Finished Size 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 34", modeled with minimal ease.
Yarn Malabrigo Twist (100% merino; 150 yd [137 m]/100 g): #96 sunset (MC), 5 (6, 6, 7, 8) skeins. Malabrigo Lace (100% merino; 470 yd [430 m]/50 g): #96 sunset (CC), 1 skein.
Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 24"–32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle.
Gauge 16 sts and 23 rnds = 4" in St st with MC; 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st with CC.

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Stitchinfits wrote
on Dec 5, 2010 2:54 PM

I LOVE this design!! All my most fave garments have period influences, and this is a terrific example of taking a period detail and updating it for modern wear. Kudos to Amy Polcyn for a gorgeous design, and many thanks to Interweave for sharing it with us! I can't wait to try this one! More like this, please! :-)