#14 Radiant Floral Pullover by Carol Mateo

#14 Radiant Floral Pullover

Knitting
January 1985
all 3 are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Sport (12 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in flower motif using size 11 (8mm) needles and all three yarns
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
4464 - 6885 yards (4082 - 6296 m)
to fit 32-34 (36-38, 40-42)"/81-86 (91-96, 101-106)cm bust
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Oversized bulky pullover with colorwork flower motifs.

From Vogue Knitting, Fall/Winter 1985:
“Wool and mohair-like yarns combine with sparkly rayon for a radiant sweater!”

Note: sweater is made with three strands of yarn held together throughout (one strand of each type). Also, sweater may be worked in rounds to underarm, then worked back and forth to shoulder. Sleeves may be worked in rounds with dpns.

Finished knitted measurements
Bust at underarm: 44 (49.5, 55)“/112 (126, 140)cm
Length: 25 (26, 26.5)”/63 (66, 67)cm
Sleeve width at upper arm: 20 (22, 23)“/50 (56, 58)cm

Additional gauge
13 st, 20 rows to 4”/10cm over textured pattern stitch
using size 10 (6mm) needles and all three yarns

** Materials**
7 (8,10) 1.75oz/50g balls (each approx 135yd/123m) of Unger Jewel (cotton/rayon) in color #1 ivory (MC)
3 (3,5) balls in #34 pink (A)
2 (2,4) balls in #22 mint (B)

5 (6,8) 1.75oz/50g balls (each approx 156yd/142m) of Unger Fluffy (acrylic) in color #441 ivory (MC)
2 (3,4) balls in #536 raspberry (A)
2 (2,3) balls in #515 green (B)

5 (5,6) 3.5oz/100g balls (each approx 180yd/165m) of Unger Aries (acrylic/wool) in color #580 ivory (MC)
2 (2,3) balls in #448 pink (A)
1 (1,2) balls in #428 mint (B)

One each circular needles sizes 10 and 11 (6 and 8mm) 29”/80cm long OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GIVEN GAUGE
One set each double-pointed needles sizes 10 and 11 (6 and 8mm) 10”/25cm long
Size G (4.5mm) crochet hook
Two stitch holders