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"A bit of graceful flair.”

This soft, boxy pullover is all about elegant geometry—and the textural interest of classic garter stitch. Designed by Shellie Anderson of Shibui, Fresco has upturned cuffs and notches at the hem for a bit of graceful flair.

Fresco was designed with Shibui Birch—a fingering-weight strand of extrafine merino wool.

This pattern includes:

  • Lovely full color photography
  • A clear design schematic
  • Brief guidelines for m1 stitch, German short rows, binding off in the center of the row, sloped bind-off, stretchy bind-off, and 3-needle bind off.

Women's XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL).
To fit bust 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)".
Finished dimensions: 41.5 (43.5, 45.5, 47.75, 49.75, 53.25, 57.5)" bust circumference.
Back length from shoulder: 24.75 (25, 25.5, 25.75, 25.75, 26, 26.5)".
Model is 5'9" wearing Size S with approx +9" ease.

6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins Shibui Birch (262 yds/240m each).
Shown in color Bordeaux.

US 5 (3.75mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
US 4 (3.5 mm) needles.
Spare size 5 needle for 3-needle bindoff.
Stitch markers, stitch holders, darning needle.

23 sts/39 rows = 4" in Garter Stitch after blocking, with 1 strand of Birch, on larger needle.

Fresco by Shibui; printed pattern (requires shipping).


13 in stock.