Modest Pullover

Designer Ashley Rao

Finished Size 32 1/2 (36 1/4, 40, 43 3/4, 47 1/2)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 32 1/2”, modeled with 2 1/2” of negative ease.

Yarn Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo (100% pure superwash merino wool; 335 yd 305 m/3 1/2 oz 100 g): #855 aguas, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins.

Needles Neckband—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” circular (cir). Body and sleeves—sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 32” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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

Gauge 21 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

A pintucked yoke adds vintage detailing to the Modest Pullover. The pintucks are worked as slipped stitches, creating a series of fluted columns that stand out from the stockinette-stitch background. At the sleeve cap’s centered double decrease, they transform into a chevron graphic.

modest pullover knitted sweater pattern

modest pullover knitted sweater pattern

modest pullover knitted sweater pattern

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