Ironheart Pullover

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Ironheart Pullover Pattern

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Ironheart Pullover (c)Robin Allen, A Texas Girl Knits
Ironheart Pullover (c)Robin Allen, A Texas Girl Knits
Ironheart Pullover (c)Robin Allen, A Texas Girl Knits
Ironheart Pullover (c)Robin Allen, A Texas Girl Knits
Ironheart Pullover (c)Robin Allen, A Texas Girl Knits

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Plus-sized

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Working in the round
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Stranded colorwork (Fair Isle knitting)
  • Working from a chart

Pattern Description:

This design combines two of my favorite things--hearts and ornate iron scrollwork. As I am a knitter, not a smith, I have used my needles to forge yarn into a sweater.

Interesting knitting begins right away with a two-color corrugated ribbing. Following a stockinette stitch body with a little waist shaping, the Norwegian-inspired hearts are wrought to life at the circular yoke with stranded colorwork.

Features:
- Worked from the bottom up
- Seamless construction
- Circular yoke
- Waist shaping
- Semi-fitted design with 2" of positive ease
- US and metric measurements

Gauge:

22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36, 38, 40, 42"/91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5cm

Materials:

  • Size US 5 (3.75 mm) circular knitting needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers (1 in contrasting color for beginning of round)
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

1210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes

Colorway:

MC: Cobblestone Heather, CC: Coal

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a writer, reader, knitter, yoga instructor, and raw vegan living in the Texas Hill Country. I love designing items that are easier than they look, but I also enjoy the challenge and beauty of cables and stranded knitting.

I personally knit every one of my designs, usually more than once, to make sure that my idea works. My years of experience as a technical writer help ensure that my ...

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