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February Fitted Pullover

from Amy Herzog Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : February Fitted Pullover
February Fitted Pullover
February Fitted Pullover
February Fitted Pullover
February Fitted Pullover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease, bo, co
  • seam, pick up sts
  • read a simple chart

Pattern Description:

The February Fitted Pullover is a bust-friendly take on an old classic. This fitted, scoop-neck pullover is worked in the round to the neck shaping, then worked flat. Waist shaping occurs on the side, with one full lace repeat decreased for the waist on each side. If you desire more gentle waist shaping, please omit the waist shaping charts entirely and knit approximately 1''/2.5 cm at your natural waist on needles one size smaller than your main needle size.

The gull lace pattern and instructions for working waist shaping are offered both charted and in written form. Like most lace garments, the February Fitted Pullover will look best when knit in a yarn with some memory and which responds to blocking--the solid wool Dream in Color Classy is an excellent choice. Other wools that have been used successfully include Cascade 220, Madelinetosh Tosh DK, and Tanis Fiber Arts Green Label.

Technical Editing by Elizabeth Sullivan. Photography by Caro Benna Sherdian.

Gauge:

17 sts x 28 rows = 4" in gull lace pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 33 (36, 391/2, 43, 46, 49 1/2)" / 84 (91.5, 100.5, 109, 117, 125.5) cm
  • 213/4 (22 1/4, 231/2, 24, 241/4, 243/4)" / 55 (56.5, 59.5, 61, 61.5, 63) cm

Materials:

  • Dream In Color Classy, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) hanks
  • 1 set US #7/4.5mm 24" circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers, stitch holder, darning needle


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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

Amy is a Boston-based knitwear designer and author of the book "Knit to Flatter" (STC Craft, 2013) and the popular "Fit to Flatter" tutorials. She teaches classes on creating sweaters that ...

Amy is a Boston-based knitwear designer and author of the book "Knit to Flatter" (STC Craft, 2013) and the popular "Fit to Flatter" tutorials. She teaches classes on creating sweaters that perfectly fit and flatter your figure around the country, and is passionate about ensuring all of us love to wear our hand-knits.
Her patterns have been featured in Twist Collective, KnitScene and the book "Knitting it Old School." You can also find her self-published designs on her website, amyherzogdesigns.com.

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