Palomar Pullover

$ 7.50

Difficulty: ♦♦♦♦♦

Designer: Carina Spencer

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 31¼ (36, 43½, 48, 52½, 55½)"
Length: 22¾ (23¼, 24¼, 24½, 25½, 26¼)"
Waist: 27½ (32¼, 39¾, 44¼, 47¼, 51¾)"
Hip: 31¼ (36, 43½, 48, 51, 55½)"
Armhole Depth: 8½ (9, 9¼, 9½, 10, 10½)"
Top Arm Circumference: 11½ (12¾, 14½, 16½, 17½, 18¼)"
Cuff Circumference: 7½ (8, 8¾, 9, 9½, 10)"
Sleeve Length (underarm to cuff): 12 (12¼, 12¼, 12½, 12½, 12¾)"
Back Width: 10¾ (12, 14½, 16, 16¾, 17½)"
Shoulder (includes neckband ribbing): 3¼ (3½, 4¼, 4½, 4¾, 5)"
Shown in 36", recommended ease -1 to +2".

Yarn:HIGHLAND
Highland (Worsted weight)
100% Pure Virgin Wool
200 yd per 3.5 oz/ 100g skein
Shown in #51 Walnut 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins

Needles:
US7 [4.5 mm] and 6 [4 mm] (or size to obtain gauge and one size smaller) circular needle, 24" or 36" depending on size of garment.
US 7 [4.5 mm] and 6 [4 mm] (or size to obtain gauge and one size smaller) DPNs.
US 5 [3.75] (or two sizes smaller than gauge) circular needle, 16" for picking up sleeves.

Notions:
Stitch markers and removable stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Yarn needle
Cable needle

Gauge:
21 Sts and 32 Rounds = 4" across all stitch patterns, blocked.
20 Sts and 28 Rounds = 4" in stockinette, blocked.

Palomar Pullover

$ 7.50

Palomar was designed and knit on a two-week summer road trip across the American Southwest where the air is hot and dry and the populations are sparse. The rocky desert landscape inspired the lines of nestled diamonds across the front and back and the gentle curves of waist shaping incorporated into the cables at the sides. It is knit in one piece, bottom-up, with the only seams at the shoulders, making finishing a breeze. The set-in sleeves are picked up around the arm opening and knit top-down using a detailed method of working short rows to shape the caps, which may be new to many knitters. This method creates a well fitting sleeve with a strong and flexible join between the sleeve and sweater body. I find it fun to work after using it several times; I strongly prefer it to a seamed set-in sleeve! If you find you enjoy working sleeves this way and would like to investigate the method further, please check out “Top Down: Reimagining Set-In Sleeve Design” by Elizabeth Doherty.

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