Knitscene Winter 2011: Ileana Pullover by Romi Hill

The new Winter 2011 issue of Knitscene is out, and, yet again, it is a winner! (Is it us, or does each issue just get better than the last?)

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The cover sweater is the beautiful Ileana Pullover {web link} {rav link} by Romi Hill {web link}. Knit out of Road to China Worsted in a gorgeous saturated chocolate brown, Smoky Quartz, this pullover has all the right details: a fitted body silhouette, belled sleeves, a front placket perfect for layering, and lace patterning on the yoke and sleeve cuffs.

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Specs: • Finished Measurements: 33½ (36¼, 39, 42, 44¾, 47½ )" bust • Yarn: Road to China Worsted in Smoky Quartz, 15 (17, 18, 20, 22, 24) skeins. • Needles: US 5/3.75 mm circular needles, 24” long and set dpns, US 7/4.5 mm circular needles, 24” long, US 8/5 mm circular needles, 24” long and set dpns, • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn. • Gauge: 17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in st st on largest needle

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