We have a thing for great menswear and Wildhaven by Jesie Ostermiller delivers on all fronts. This Pendleton-inspired, shawl-collar pullover is tailored to fit and made for all-day comfort. Bands of handsome colorwork wrap around the lower body and upper arms for a classic, but spectacular payoff. Find a leather button to complete the look.
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Type: Digital Download
Designer: Jesie Ostermiller
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): MC midnight (navy), 5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins; CC1 gold leaf (green-yellow), CC2 red feather (burnt orange), 1 skein each; CC3 aspen (natural white), 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein(s).
Sizes 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7): 33.75 (38.75, 45.5, 49, 55.5, 60.5, 67.5)” [86 (98.5, 115.5, 124.5, 141, 153.5, 171.5) cm] finished chest circumference.
Pullover shown measures 45.5” [116 cm]; modeled with 6” [15 cm] of positive ease.
Size A (for body): US 6 [4 mm]: 32” [81 cm] circ; 16” [40 cm] circ; and long circ for magic loop or DPNs, per knitter preference.
Size B (for ribbing): US 4 [3.5 mm]: 32” [81 cm] circ; 16” [40 cm] circ; and long circ for magic loop or DPNs, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers or locking stitch markers (m); waste yarn; tapestry needle; optional button.
19 sts and 26 rounds = 4” [10 cm] in single color St st on Size A needles.
Stranded knitting; Kitchener/grafting; increasing; decreasing; circular knitting; knitted cast on method; three-needle bind off; optional tubular cast on.
About the Designer
Jesie Ostermiller is an avid self-taught knitter and designer with a passion for colorwork. She was born and raised in Alaska and now lives in northern Utah with her husband and two boys, and her less-than-tidy yarn stash. Find more of her beautiful, modern colorwork designs and technique guides in her new book The Colorwork Bible.
Find her designs on Ravelry. Follow her on Instagram @knitty_jo.