Cunene River Pullover by JoLene M. Treace

Cunene River Pullover

April 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 2 - 2.75 mm
3.0 mm
35 1/2" - 51" bust circumference
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This pattern can be found on pages 76-81of Knitting Green: Conversations and Planet-Friendly Projects, by Ann Budd with contributions from some of the knitwear industry’s leading designers.

The Cunene River runs through southern Africa along Angola and Namibia and borders areas that are a natural habitat for Struthio camelus, the common ostrich. For this feminine pullover, JoLene Treace chose a stitch pattern that has the look and feel of ostrich feathers. The sweater is worked in a fingering-weight wool yarn hand-dyed with hydrangea petals by Darlene Hayes (see page 122 of Knitting Green). The natural colors in the yarn shimmer much the same as sunlight reflected off a river.