Banded Sweater

Designer Ann Weaver

Finished Size 34 1/2 (38 1/4, 41 3/4, 45 1/2, 49, 52 3/4)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 34 1/2", modeled with 1 1/2" of positive ease.

Yarn Louet Gems Sport (100% merino wool; 225 yd [206 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): #2363 linen grey (MC), 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins; #2543 teal (A), #2653 golden rod (B), #2423 eggplant (C), #2673 sea foam green (D), and #2633 candy apple red (E), 1 skein each.

Needles Colorwork band—size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular (cir). Body and sleeves— size 6 (4 mm): 16" and 32" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in St st on smaller needle.

“The stranded pattern on this pullover is based on the row houses and old chimneys in my Baltimore neighborhood, but it also calls to mind Native American textiles and Bauhaus weaving.” ~ Ann Weaver

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