Designed by Jennifer Sadler
Although named after an antagonist, the Odile pullover is anything but evil. Instead, it is sure to make you feel like an elegant queen. Worked in light and airy Odette, this sweater provides tons of warmth without weight and bulk. This boxy, drop-sleeve pullover features a textured panel consisting of twisted stitches, knits and purls. These stitches create a beautiful interlocking leaves motif that is also reminiscent of feathers – a further nod to the ballet, Swan Lake.
Odile is knit seamlessly from the bottom up. The front and back are separated at the underarms, worked flat, and the shoulders are joined with the three-needle bind-off. Then, the sleeves are picked up around the armhole and worked in the round from the top down. This sweater is intended to be worn with 6-8 inches of positive ease, so choose a finished bust size 6-8 inches larger than your actual bust.
Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Shown in Extra Small size with 8” of positive ease.
Bust: 40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72)”
Length: 25 (26¼, 27, 27¾, 28½, 29, 30, 30½, 31½)”
Universal Yarn Odette (61% superwash merino, 22% nylon, 17% alpaca; 50g/241 yds)
103 Picholine – 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins
Needles: US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 32” circular and set of DPNs (for sleeves) or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 32” circular, 16” circular (for neck) and set of DPNs (for sleeve cuffs)
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle
24 sts x 32 rows = 4” in Interlocking Leaves patt
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