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My first knitting project was a skinny garter scarf with disappointedly unevenly spaced rows made out of bleached-white yarn (acrylic worsted as I recall now) with hot pink stripe on each end. There ...

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Gradient pullover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Gradient pullover
Gradient pullover Gradient pullover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cables
  • applied i-cord

Pattern Description:

Varying the colors of multiple strands held together gives the pullover an appearance of gradually changing colors (shown in ColourMart Diamante sherbet and sun).
The feel and the hand of the fabric made with different stitch patterns vary substantially with different needle sizes used. The top of the pullover is more fluid and open (almost lace-like appearance), whereas bottom is knitted on smaller needles and is much denser.

Gauge:

20 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm over 4x4 Cable using size US 4 (3.5mm) needles 25 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm over 6x6 Cable using size US 3 (3.25mm) needles 30 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm over 8x8 Cable using size US 2 (2.75mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 30 [34, 38, 42, 45]"/ 77 [86.5, 95.5, 104.5, 114] cm, Length: 22.5 [23, 24, 25, 26]"/ 57 [58.5, 61, 63.5, 66] cm. Upper arm: 11 [12, 13, 14.5, 15.5]"/ 28 [30.5, 33, 37, 39] cm

Materials:

  • Colourmart Diamante (2/28NM lace weight 70% merino; 20% silk; 10% cashmere) in sherbet (A) 200[225, 250, 275, 325, 350]g; and in sun (B) 200[225, 250, 275, 325, 350]g

You Will Also Need:

  • Knitting needles, one pair each of size US 6 (4mm), 4 (3.5mm), US 3 (3.25mm), US 2 (2.75mm) OR size to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch markers