A pullover shirt with vintage style in seven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) to knit in soft fingering yarn for office or casual wear. The design features an openwork textured pattern in front, with set-in sleeves and back in sleek stockinette; front placket, hem, and collar are knit in a coordinating rib. All pieces are worked flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.
Suggested Yarns: Spirit Trail Sunna, Kollage Sock-a-licious, Schaefer Heather, Sundara Silky Merino, Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk 4ply, Handmaiden Casbah Sock, The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga!, String Theory Caper Sock, Tanis Fiber Arts Purple Label Cashmere Sock, Old Maiden Aunt Merino/Cashmere/Nylon 4ply, Briar Rose Grandma’s Blessing, Knitting Notions Superwash Sport, or any springy fingering/sport yarn with 360-400 yards per 4 ounces
Finished Size: 32.5(36.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5, 52.5, 57) inches/82(93, 103, 113, 123, 134, 145) cm in circumference, buttoned, around chest at underarm to fit with 2 to 4 inches of ease
Yarn Requirements: 1100(1250, 1400, 1625, 1800, 2025, 2250) yds/1000(1150, 1275, 1475, 1650, 1850, 2050) m
Buttons: 6(6, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) buttons, .375 inch/1 cm in diameter
Gauge: 26 sts and 38 rows per 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette on larger needles (washed and dried flat)
Needles: size 3US (3.25 mm) for body (or size to obtain correct gauge); size 2US (2.75 mm) for trims (or one size smaller than body needle)