Wavelette pullover

from Kathleen Dames

Wavelette pullover Pattern


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Knitting: Wavelette pullover
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Casting on (provisionally)
  • Binding off
  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing

Pattern Description:

Wavelette is a lovely layering piece with its lace front and delicate rolled hems. Fingering-weight yarn and a loose gauge make this light as air and quicker to knit than you might think.
Crest of the Wave (provided in both chart and written form), a variation on the classic Shetland Old Shale pattern, is easy to work and so gratifying with lacy bits and waves of double-strands of pearls (purls, really). This sweater is perfect for strolling on the beach or strutting out to dinner.

Louet Gems Fingering Weight 100%
Merino; 185 yards/169 Meters per 50 gram skein; color: Cloud Grey; 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 skeins (approximately 666, 815, 977, 1145, 1325, 1509, 1685 yards)


24 sts x 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28 [32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52] inches modeled with -2" ease


  • 700-1700yds fingering-weight yarn
  • US6/4.0mm 32-inch/80 cm circular needle (or length slightly smaller than chest circumference)
  • Set of US2/2.75mm DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn
  • Stitch markers
  • Coil-less safety pins or other removable stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Louet Gems Fingering Weight 100% Merino


Cloud Grey

About Designer

About Designer

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I live and knit in New York City and Bath, Maine, with my husband and our three children, getting my style fix in the one and my New England (Red Sox/cranberry bog/lobster roll/chilly nights in need of a sweater) fix in t'other.

Though I didn't realize it at the time, I've been a knitwear designer from my first large-scale knitting project, a poncho for which I wanted to use a different yarn ...

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