Great Wall Pullover

Aug 20, 2013
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A pullover with a kimono-style bodice was inspired by Chinese women's traditional dress during the Han Dynasty.  A fan pattern in the body echoes the Eastern feel, with a richly geometric two-color edging at collar and cuffs.

Designer: Moon Eldridge

Finished Size: 28½ (33½, 38, 43, 47½)" bust circumference. Garment shown measures 33½", modeled with ½" ease.

Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50% alpaca, 50% wool; 144 yd [133 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; CYCA #3): 4266 eggshell (MC), 9 (11, 13, 15, 18) hanks; #4209 moonshadow (A), 2 hanks; #4288 blueberry mix (B), 1 hank.

Hook Sizes: E/4 (3.5 mm) and F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle.

Gauge: 2 patt reps = 4¾" wide and 12 rows = 4" in main patt with larger hook; 21 sts and 22 rows = 4" in sc with larger hook.

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RoseD wrote
on Sep 8, 2013 3:37 AM

This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL and I will definitely have to make one for myself when I get my book!!!