A Great British Knit
This lovely scoop neck pullover features sheep, needles and yarn, a choice of national flowers (roses, thistles, daffodils, or shamrocks) and flags of the patron saints of Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Side shaping and mitered armholes create a flattering fit so that you can show off your sheepy love with style!
The pullover is knitted seamlessly in the round from the bottom up. It includes steeks for the armholes, and for the front and back necklines. The pattern provides full written instructions for each stage of the project, and charts for the stranded fair isle patterns. For guidance with the advanced knitting techniques involved please see ‘Tutorials’.
The pattern is graded for a range of ten sizes, from 32 to 50 inch chest circumferences.
The pictured sample was made with Jamieson and Smith shetland jumnperweight. This is a 4ply/fingering weight wool yarn that comes in a wide variety of colours. You may substitute this with other 4ply/fingering weight wool yarns. If using the stated yarn you will need the following shades in the given amounts for your chosen size:
021 (dark blue); 2 balls in all sizes
FC47 (dark blue); 1 ball for size 32