Ashton Pullover by Donna Estin

Ashton Pullover

Knitting
February 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1549 - 2892 yards (1416 - 2644 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
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This oversized pullover includes generous ease allows the fabric to hang loosely and show off the texture for a cozy winter sweater. Named after the English town of Ashton-under-Lyne, this roomy pullover uses dimensional tuck stitches to form gathers in the fabric that resemble the woven branches of the Ash tree.

Skill Level: Intermediate

SIZES: Women’s XS, (S, M, L, 1X) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) Shown in size Small.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Chest at Underarm: 38 (42.75, 45.25, 50, 52.5) (57.5, 62.5, 65, 70)“/96.5 (108.5, 115, 127, 133.5) (146, 159, 165, 178) cm

Overall Length: 26.75 (27.25, 27.5, 28, 28.5) (29.5, 30.5, 31, 31)”/68 (69, 69, 71, 72.5) (75, 77.5, 79, 79) cm

Garment is meant to be worn with +7-9”/18-23cm ease

YARN

Aran weight wool or wool/acrylic blend:
1543 (1791, 1871, 2040, 2200) 2421, 2640, 2765, 2882) yds/1411 (1638, 1711, 1865, 2012) 2214, 2414, 2528, 2636 m

Suggestions include Paintbox Wool Mix Aran,
Berroco Ultra Wool, Cascade 220. or King Cole Fashion Aran. Shown in King Cole Fashion Aran (219yds/200m, 3.5oz/100g, 70% acrylic, 30% wool), #3319 Wedgewood, 7 (9, 9, 10, 11) 12, 13, 13, 14 skeins.

NEEDLES: Size US 6 (UK 8) (4.0mm) needles straight and circular 16”/40cm or dpn

Size US 7 (UK 7) (4.5mm) needles straight
or size needed to obtain gauge

Photography by thrutheLensofHannah