Valley Yarns 923 Pitaya
Pitaya is a solid-color version of a yoke sweater that features a textured stitch pattern that includes purl and twist stitches knit in Amherst. Its fitted design has waist
shaping and a feminine scoop neck and sits at mid-hip. Body and sleeves are
worked separately, in the round from the bottom up, and then the sleeve
stitches are joined to the body. Valley Yarns Amherst is a smooth worsted
weight yarn that shows texture and stitch patterns beautifully and has a wide
range of colors that is perfect for this women’s pullover. The diamond yoke pattern is charted and written out.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished Measurements: Shown in size S with 1-2” positive ease
Bust – 31½ (35¼, 39¼, 43, 46¾) (50½, 54¼, 58)”
Yarn Requirements: 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) (16, 17, 18) balls Valley Yarns Amherst (100% Merino Wool; 50g/109yds) shown in Juniper
US size 7 (4.50 mm) 16” & 29”-40” circulars and DPNs, or size needed to get gauge
US size 6 (4.00 mm) 16” & 24” circulars and DPNs
Gauge: 19 sts and 26 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch on larger needles
This pattern was updated on 02/04/2019. View errata here. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.