Arabella
Arabella
Arabella
Arabella
Arabella

Arabella

A-Line Swing Pullover

by Ann McCauley

A study in geometric contrasts, this design uses deeply vented side gores to break open an angular pullover striated with Quaker ridging. Cables accentuate the unusual construction. Fitted with gentle ease through the bust and shoulders, Arabella is designed for beauty and comfort. The stockinette gores drape, fold and swing to create alluring movement in the tent silhouette, and the generous crew neck and bracelet-length sleeves provide further feminine detailing. Seamed construction adds stability and professional crispness to this eye-catching garment.

MATERIALS

1375 (1535, 1725, 1895, 2060, 2255) yards of fingering weight wool yarn
5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Soot

GAUGE

24 stitches & 38 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch, after blocking
6-stitch 3/3 Right or Left Cable panel measures 1" wide, after blocking

NEEDLES

One pair of straight needles or a 32" circular needle* and one 16" circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

*Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

31¼ (34¾, 38¾, 42¾, 46, 49¼)" circumference at bust
Intended Ease: +2–4"
Sample shown is size 34¾" with +1¾" ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

3 of 5

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