Tisbury Pullover

Tisbury-Pullover

Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Sizes 15 1/2 (17 1/4, 19, 21 1/4, 22 1/2, 23 3/4)” front width; shown in size 17 1/4″

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Serena (60% baby alpaca, 40% pima cotton; 170 yd [155 m]/50 g):

  • #S2334 mineral, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins

Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers

Gauge 21 sts and 30 rows = 4″ in St st

Tools

  • Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24″ circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Spare cir needle in same size or smaller
  • Markers (m)
  • Removable m
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle

“Knit in stockinette, the most interesting aspect of this piece is the back opening, which elegantly swoops across the back and meets again at the bottom,” says Beatrice. She adds: “Be sure to double-check measurements along the neck, hem, and wrists, as these pieces are knit sideways and may not have as much stretch. If you find they don’t have enough give for you, you can finish the hems of the body and sleeves in a rib.”

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