Peysa Pullover | Knitting Pattern

There’s something about Autumn and Winter that makes us want to cozy up in a Fair Isle sweater. The Peysa Pullover features a double knit collar with easy colorwork motifs throughout the yoke, hem and cuffs of the sleeves. With engaging colorwork and relaxing Stockinette Stitch, this sweater will surley fly off your needles!

Buy 3 skeins of DK Pure from the Biscotte collection or the Louise Robert Design Collection and get this trendy yoke pattern for free! Use the code peysafree at checkout ♥


YARN
Louise Robert Design: DK Pure 238m / 260yds / 90% Merino Superwash and 10% Silk.
Main Colour:

  • Van Gogh – MC 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins

 
Biscotte Yarns: DK Pure 238m / 260yds / 90% Merino Superwash and 10% Silk.
Contrasting Colours:

  • Vanille – CC1 : 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s)
  • Flamboyante – CC2 : 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein(s)

 
NEEDLES

  • Main Fabric: 4.5mm (US#7)–Circular needles of at least 32” (80cm) and DPNs or preferred needles for small circumference knitting (or size needed to obtain gauge).
  • Ribbing: 4mm (US#6)–Circulars of at least 32” (80cm) and preferred needles for small circumference knitting.


NOTIONS

 
GAUGE
21sts and 27 rows = 10 cm (4”) using larger needles in Stockinette stitch.
 

SIZES XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
To fit bust: 32-34 (34-36, 38-40, 41-43, 44-46, 50-52, 54-56, 58-60)” Finished bust : 38 (40, 44, 46.5, 50, 52.5, 56, 60, 64)”


PATTERN NOTES
The Peysa Pullover is knit seamless from the top down in a circular yoke construction and meant to be worn with 4 – 6 inches of positive ease. The collar starts with a provisional cast on, which you can follow the link below for a tutorial, or you can opt to not have a double knit collar and cast on using your preferred method and knit for the desired length. For tips on knitting colorwork check out my blog post HERE.

This pattern is offered as a PDF document. You must add the pattern to your cart, follow the steps to check out & a link to download the pattern will be emailed to you ♥

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2020-02-07: Correction made to Chart B to correspond to the correct color

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Hominidae
A bold modern take on Fair Isle that’s easy to read and follow

I am currently in the midst of knitting this pattern. I love this design for its bold, modern take on Fair Isle. It looks like a lot of thought was given to producing a pattern that is easy to read and follow. Seriously, this is not an easy thing to do, and this was achieved masterfully in this case. The tips I found on your website for colorwork were very helpful. Big kudos for that! Colorwork is tricky and many patterns don’t cover that at all. Note, however, that almost all links in the pattern pdf are broken, so I found those tips by searching your webpage directly. I am sure that when I am done with this pattern, it will produce a gorgeous garment. However, there will possibly be plenty of knitting and frogging before this project is completed. My sense is that the pattern’s weak spot is the separation of sleeves and body. On my first attempt to knit this pattern, I achieved gauge and matched my measurements to the advised size (M). Yet, the stitch counts for the separation produced and odd imbalance between impossible-to-wear narrow sleeves and a wide body. On my second attempt to knit this pattern I drastically dropped needle size to alternate between US 4 on the single color fabric and US 5 for the colorwork part. The split between body and sleeves will very likely involve pattern hacking. We’ll see where that goes :-) All and all, thank you for a beautiful design and a well-wrought pattern.