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Men's and Women's Icelandic Pullovers

by Jared Flood

MATERIALS

Worsted weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts (Womenís) [Menís]:
(790, 875, 975, 1060, 1170) [950, 1030, 1135, 1230, 1350] yards Main Color (MC)
(90, 100, 120, 135, 145) [125, 140, 160, 175, 190] yards Contrast Color 1 (CC1)
(25, 30, 35, 40, 45) [45, 50, 55, 60, 65] yards Contrast Color 2 (CC2)
(75, 85, 100, 110, 115) [100, 115, 130, 145, 155] yards Contrast Color 3 (CC3)

Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g) (Womenís) [Menís]:
(6, 7, 7, 8, 9) [7, 8, 9, 9, 10] skeins of Main Color (MC)
(1, 1, 1, 1, 2) [1, 1, 2, 2, 2] skeins of Contrast Color 1 (CC1)
(1, 1, 1, 1, 1) [1, 1, 1, 1, 1] skeins of Contrast Color 2 (CC2)
(1, 1, 1, 1, 1) [1, 1, 1, 2, 2] skeins of Contrast Color 3 (CC3)
If you choose to work the Turtleneck collar on the Menís pullover, you will require approximately [95, 105, 110, 115, 120] additional yards of MC yarn
Womenís pullover photographed in Wool Socks (MC), Plume (CC1), Homemade Jam (CC2), and Barn Owl (CC3)
Menís pullover photographed in Soot (MC), Cast Iron (CC1), Sweatshirt (CC2), and Snowbound (CC3)

GAUGE

Finished Gauge:
20 stitches & 30 rounds = 4" in single-color stockinette stitch with Size A needles, after blocking
20 stitches & 21 rounds = 4" in stranded colorwork from Yoke Chart with Size C needles, after blocking

NEEDLES

Size A (for single-color stockinette stitch):
One each 32" and 16" long circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4Ĺ mm (US 7)

Size B (for ribbing):
One each 32" and 16" circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) two sizes smaller than Size A needles
Suggested Size: 3ĺ mm (US 5)

Size C (for stranded colorwork pattern from Yoke Chart):
One each 32Ē and 16Ē circular needles one size larger than Size A needles Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)
Due to significant variance between knitters, your colorwork fabric should be swatched prior to knitting your sweater to determine whether or not this needle size should be larger, smaller or equal to Size A.

Size D (for Tubular Cast On only):
One 32" circular needle and 1 set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 3Ĺ mm (US 4)

Size E (for Rolled Crewneck Collar only):
One 16" circular needle one size smaller than Size A needles
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

(Womenís) [Menís]:
(32, 36, 40, 44, 48) [38, 42, 46, 50, 54]" bust/chest circumference
Intended Ease: + 2-4"
Womenís Sample shown is size 36" with 3" ease on model
Menís Sample shown is size 42Ē with 2Ĺ" ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

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