]Phyllis is a vintage inspired pullover, perfect for pairing with your favorite jeans and long-sleeved tee, or go back in time and dress it up with a smart tweed skirt and sensible heels.
Phyllis is worked in pieces from the bottom up. The front and back are is worked in Old Shale Stitch with a seed stitch hem and yoke. The sleeves are picked up after seaming and finished with seed stitch edges. When working the sleeve hem and neck finishing, visit our tutorial on Perfectly Picked Up Stitches to ensure sleeve cuffs that do not wave or stretch along the armholes.
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Kelbourne Woolens Andorra: lavender 516, 4 (5, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
1 repeat (17 sts) = 3″ (7.5 cm) in Old Shale Stitch on larger needles, after blocking.
32 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in Old Shale Stitch on larger ndls, after blocking.
1 – US 3 (3 mm) 24″ (60 cm) circular or pair straights.
1 – US 4 (3.5 mm) 24″ (60 cm) circular or pair straights.
Check your gauge and adjust needle size(s) accordingly if necessary.
Tapestry needle, 4 locking stitch markers.
34.5 (40, 46.5, 52.5, 58.5)” [87.5 (101.5, 118, 133, 148.5) cm] finished bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 4″ (10 cm) positive ease. Please see schematic for more detailed finished measurements.
Basic lace, mattress stitch.