Compass North Pullover by Quenna Lee

Compass North Pullover

Knitting
December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in 4" in St st.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1040 - 1664 yards (951 - 1522 m)
36 (38¼, 40¼, 43¼, 46¼, 50½, 54¼)" circumference at underarm.
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Elongated stitches imitate the directional markings of a compass rose and create a light fabric with beautiful drape. The hem is worked flat in two pieces, then the body is worked in the round and separated again at the armholes.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 36 (38¼, 40¼, 43¼, 46¼, 50½, 54¼)“ circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 38¼”; modeled with 
1¼“ of positive ease.


Yarn Knit One Crochet Too Elfin Tweed (60% merino wool, 20% baby llama, 10% bamboo, 10% donegal; 208 yd (191 m)/1¾ oz (50 g)): #1553 moor, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8) balls.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” and 29” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st.

Notes

The hem of this pullover is worked flat in two pieces, then the pieces are joined, and the rest of the body is worked in the round to the underarm. The upper front and back are worked separately back and forth. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole, and the sleeves are worked from the top down in the round.