Colorful birds and leaves zig and zag across the stranded yoke, and bas-relief birds are scattered across the body of this loose-fitting pullover. Slender sleeves are worked in a staggered rib pattern and are finished with stranded leaves at the wrists.
Construction: Seamless pullover is knit in the round from the top down. Short rows shape the neckline. Underarms use provisional cast-on. I-cord forms a neat trim around the neckline.
Skills used: Stranded knitting, reading charts, provisional cast-on, attached I-cord (explained).
Pattern includes: Written instruc- tions for all sizes, schematic, glossary with links to more information, charts (stitch patterns are in charted format only.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch using size 5 ndls. If necessary, switch to a larger needle when working strand- ed colorwork to ensure a consistent stitch gauge.