Robin Melanson

for Naturally   2011

FC73 Rib & Welt Pullover

It's extraordinarily difficult to design (or wear) something in a super chunky yarn that doesn't make you look super chunky, too, but here Melanson pulls it off with aplomb. Her combinations of the strong vertical ribbing with the knit/purl chevron on front and back are, incredibly, very slimming. Set-in sleeves just continue the tailored-looking lines (though there's no waist shaping). The neckline is almost self-finishing, but the fit is improved by picking up around its perimeter, decreasing somewhat in one round, then immediately casting off. Very fast to knit and extremely good-looking.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • schematics included
  • sewing required
  • fall/winter
  • straight (flat)
  • 5 sizes, to fit approx. age 10 - finished 50"; see data page
  • digital PDF has 4 pages (letter size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 10.0 mm
    • US 15
    • 9.0 over pattern
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 10.0 mm
    • US 15
    • 8.0 st st
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