Jurek Pullover

$7.50
Type: Knit

Difficulty: 3/5

Designer: Ainur Berkimbayeva

Jurek (pronounced “joo-reck”) means “heart” in Kazakh language. The pullover is worked from the bottom up in the round, then worked flat once the Front is separated for the neck opening. 

Finished measurements
Bust: 43¾ (46¼, 50½, 57¼, 60¾, 64, 67¼, 70¾)” / 111 (117.5, 128.5, 145.5, 154, 162.5, 171, 179.5) cm, with intended positive ease of 6 - 12” / 15.5 - 30.5 cm. The model wearing the Straw sample is a 38" bust, wearing the 46¼" / 117.5 cm size, and the model wearing the Cypress sample is a 49" bust, and wearing the 60¾" / 154 cm size.

Yarn
Harrisville Highland (worsted weight)
100% Virgin Wool
200 yards per 100 g skein shown in Straw and Cypress
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins
Or 970 (1020, 1110, 1220, 1330, 1470, 1580, 1700) yards of worsted weight yarn

Needles
US 5 [3.75 mm]: 32” circ., and DPNs if not using the magic loop method for small circumference knitting
US 6 [4.00 mm]: 32” circ., and DPNs if not using the magic loop method for small circumference knitting

Gauge
19 sts and 24 rnds / rows = 4” / 10 cm in 3x1 ribbing (p3, k1-tbl) on larger needle after gently wet-blocking.
19 sts and 24 rnds / rows = 4” / 10 cm in reverse stockinette on smaller needle after gently wet-blocking

Notions
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn

Special Techniques
Long-tail cast-on
Modified Three-needle bind-off
Written instructions
Knitting in the round
Knitting flat

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