Better Than Basic Pullover

   
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This outstanding sweater pattern does it all!  The Better Than Basic Pullover from Churchmouse Yarns and Tea is a versatile, wearable sweater is a perfect first sweater project and something even the most experienced knitters will apperciate.  Written for a worsted weight yarn, you can pick from a plethora of beautiful yarns to make this sweater all your own.  

SIZES 
This pullover is designed with lots of ease, relaxed shoulders and slim sleeves in sizes XS (S, M, L, XL). 
Finished bust: 42½ (46½, 50, 54½, 59)“/108 (118, 127, 138, 150)cm, after seaming. 
To fit bust: 32–34 (36–38, 40–42, 44–46, 48–50)”/81–86 (91–96, 101–106, 112–117, 122–127)cm. 
With ease of: 8–10”/20–25cm.

LENGTHS 
Finished body lengths measured from high shoulder (where shoulder meets neck) to hem. 
Hip-length version: 23¼ (23½, 24¼, 24½, 25)“/59 (60, 61, 62, 63)cm. 
Tunic-length version: 30¼ (30½, 31¼, 31½, 32)”/76.5 (77, 79, 80, 81)cm. 
Center back neck to cuff: 24 (25, 26, 27, 28)“/ 61 (63, 66, 69, 71)cm.

YARN 
Choose a light-worsted-weight yarn that typically knits at 20 sts to 4”/10cm. You’ll want to open it up just a little to a finished gauge of 4½ sts per inch. 
Hip-length version: 1100 (1200, 1300, 1400, 1500) yds/1005 (1100, 1190, 1280, 1370)m. 
Shown in size S on 38”/96.5cm bust, in Rowan Kid Classic light blue Color 876; 153 yds/140m per skein. 
Tunic-length version: 1300 (1400, 1500, 1650, 1750) yds/1190 (1280, 1370, 1510, 1600)m. 
Shown in size S on 38”/96.5cm bust, in Berroco Ultra Alpaca charcoal Color 6289; 215 yds/198m per skein.

For custom lengths: To lengthen or shorten body, add or subtract approx. 30 (33, 35, 39, 41) yds/27 (30, 32, 35, 37)m of yarn per 1”/2.5cm of knitted length.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS 
Both versions: US 8 (5mm) 24”/60cm circular needle or size to obtain gauge. 
Rib-neck version: US 7 (4.5mm) 24”/60cm and 16”/40cm circular needle, or 1 US size/.5mm smaller than gauge size. 
Funnel-neck version: 16”/40cm circular needle in gauge size; and US 6 (4mm) 24”/60cm and 16”/40cm circular needles, or 2 US sizes/1mm smaller than gauge size. 
Both versions: 2 ring markers; 6 locking markers; 4 stitch holders (we like to use extra circular needles, in gauge size or smaller, so you can knit off holder from either end); darning needle to finish.

GAUGE 
18 sts/25 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch on larger needle, after blocking.




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