Varna

Cropped Pullover

by Shellie Anderson

Varna: distinctive and elegant. Lux fabric in Maai and Pebble unites with impeccable tailoring and a modern cropped cut for a contemporary pullover that’s easy to wear.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Maai

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
175 yds / 50g
5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins

Shibui Knits Pebble

48% Recycled Silk, 36% Fine Merino, 16% Cashmere
224 yds / 25 g
5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7) skeins

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Gauge

18 sts & 28 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Pebble held together, on size 9 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles
Size 8 (5 mm) 16" circular needle
Size 9 (5.5 mm) needles
Spare size 9 needle for 3-Needle Bind-Off

Size

XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

Finished Dimensions

37 (38.75, 40.5, 42.25, 45, 48.5, 52)" bust circumference
16 (16.5, 16.75, 17, 17, 17.25, 17.75)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5' 9" wearing Size S with approx +4" ease

Notes

Varna is worked flat from the bottom up to English Tailored shoulders with 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Pebble held together throughout. Sleeves are worked flat, then set in and seamed. Collar is picked up and worked in the round to form a mock turtleneck.

 

Choose Your Colors

Maai

Pebble

 
 

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