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Piper

Light weight easy-fitting pullover with swirling cables on front, back and sleeves and pretty moss-stitch details on front bodice and sleeve cuffs.

Finished Sweaters measure: 34 (37, 40, 43, 46, 50, 54)" around chest. 2-4" ease recommended; sweater shown in size 40 worn with 4" ease on a 36" dress form.

Yarn: Sunday Knits sport-weight yarns: 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10) 50-gm skeins.

Needles & Notions: Needles size 6 US (4 mm) straight or circular needles for sweater and 2 double-pointed needles for attached I-cord; cable needle, tapestry needle, stitch markers, scrap yarn.

Gauge: 21 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st.

Techniques used: Cables, reading charts, short rows (explained).

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Milkweed pullover

Scrumptious cables and lace in a comfortable pullover with a high-low hemline and four great neck options.

Finished Sweaters measure: 39 (43, 47, 51, 57, 63)" around chest. 8-12" ease recommended; sweater shown in size 47 worn with 11" ease on a 36" dress form.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 5 ply Eden, Nirvana, Brigadoon or Angelic: 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) 50-gm skeins is enough for the cowl-neck option (shown). Pattern also includes T-neck, Y-neck and wide crew neck options.

Needles & Notions: Needles size 7 US (4.5 mm) straight or circular needles for sweater and circular or double-pointed needles for neck; size 6 US (4 mm) for ribbing; cable needle, tapestry needle, 6 markers, scrap yarn.

Gauge: 19 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st using size 7 needles.

Techniques used: Cables, reading charts, short rows (explained).

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Shakespeare in Love

Stylish fisherman with sumptious cables, a high neck and sloped hemline.

Finished Sizes: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" chest circumference. 1-4" ease recommended; sweater shown in size 36 worn with 0 ease.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 5 ply Eden, Nirvana, Brigadoon or Angelic: 10 (12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20) 50-gm skeins.

Needles & Notions: Needles size 7 US (4.5 mm), cable or double-pointed needle, 6 markers, stitch holder, tapestry needle, scrap yarn.

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in moss stitch.

Techniques used: Cables, reading charts, short rows (explained), 3-needle bind off.

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Lotus Tee

Classic tee with charming touches of colorwork: lotus flowers in front and around wrists and a vine winding around the upper left arm, also pretty cable decreases for shaping and I-cord trim.

Finished Sizes: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52)" chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 36", worn with 3" ease.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply Nirvana or Eden for main color: 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 9) 50-gm skeins, plus 1 20-gm skein each of: Nirvana berry, cedar and wren; Eden curry and rose; and Angelic tomato.

Needles & Notions: Size 4 US (3.5 mm), tapestry needle, double pointed needle, stitch holde.r

Gauge: 26 sts and 35 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch.

Techniques used: Stranded color work, intarsia, cable decreases (explained), short rows, grafting, I-cord, embroidery.

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For Irene

Boat-neck pullover in stockinette stitch with ribbed sleeves and a pretty lace stitch pattern on front & back yokes and long sleeve cuffs.
Worked from the top in pieces and seamed.


Finished sweater sizes: 32 (34, 37, 40, 44, 48, 54)". Shown in size 37 worn with 1" ease on dress form.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply yarn (246 yds / 225 m per 50g skein): Angelic (75% merino 25% angora), Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere), Eden (100% merino): 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.

Gauge: 23 stitches and 35 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch, 20 stitches and 40 rows in pattern stitch.

Techniques used: Lace, short rows (explained).

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Milano

Stylish and comfortable, this striped, boxy, pullover has slender sleeves, a wide shallow-scooped neckline and an optional - but adorable! - heart detail. Length is mid-hip.
Worked from the bottom in the round with attached I-cord trim.


Recommended for Chest Sizes 28 (32, 36, 40, 44)(48, 52, 56)" which will allow a very roomy fit. Sweater shown is size 36, worn on a 36" bust and has 20" of positive ease."

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply yarn (246 yds / 225 m per 50g skein): Angelic (75% merino 25% angora), Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere), Eden (100% merino): 12 skeins in kit; or if working in 2 colors: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5)(5, 5, 6) skeins main color and 2 skeins contrasting color.

Gauge: 25 stitches and 33 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch worked in the round

Skills used: Joining colors, cable decreases, 3-needle bind off, attached I-cord.

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Fisherman's Daughter

A classic fisherman-style sweater combines traditional (and not-so traditional) cables with lacey eyelet details ... just for us girls!

Finished chest sizes: 34 (36, 39 3/4, 43 3/4, 47 1/2, 51, 54 3/4)"
3-5" ease recommended; shown in size 39 3/4 on a 36" dress form.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted weight) yarn (137 yds / 125 m per 50g skein): Nirvana (merino cashmere), Eden (merino), Angelic (merino angora), or Brigadoon (merino tweed) 8 (8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins

Gauge: 17 sts and 26 rows = 4"/ 10 cm in moss stitch.

Skills used: Cables, reading charts, tubular cast on and bind off (explained), Kitchener stitch, slip stitch, lace.

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Machu Picchu

Birds zig and leaves zag across the stranded yoke of this knit-in-the-round, top-down fitted pullover.

Chest sizes: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)"
Shown in size 36 with 0 of ease

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply (light sport weight) yarn (246 yds / 225 m per 50g skein): Nirvana in charcoal (92% merino 8% cashmere) as main color, with 9 other colors in merino, merino cashmere and merino angora: 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 9) skeins main color

Gauge: 28 sts and 34 rows = 4" / 10 cm in stranded Stockinette stitch; 26 sts and 34 rows = 4" / 10 cm in solid color Stockinette stitch using US size 4 (3.5 mm) needles

Skills used: Stranded knitting, tubular bind off (explained), attached I-cord (explained), duplicate stitch.

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