Wednesday’s Pattern: Buttercup

Today’s featured pattern is  Buttercup, a raglan sleeve pullover by Heidi Kirrmaier of PipiBird.

This top down A-Line design features a scoop neckline, a simple feather and fan stitch for a bit of lace and slightly puffed sleeves.   This very simple, streamlined “tee” is truly perfect for summer and seems to be a hit on Ravelry with over 1200 completed projects and in 5,000 queues!

Heidi provides very detailed step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow along with sizes ranging from  XS to XXL.  I was very happy to see that the finished tee will fit bust sizes from 30″ to 50″.   This project requires approximately 918 – 1224 yards of Elsebeth Lavold’s Hempathy, or any DK weight yarn to match the gauge of 22 stitches and 30 rows to equal 4 inches in stockinette, a US size #3 and US size #4 circular needles along with stitch markers.

Yarn Suggestions for other light weight summer yarns:  Knit Picks Cotlin, Rowan Lenpur Linen, Hemp for Knitting, Classic Elite Soft Linen and Sublime Soya Cotton.


Courtesy of Heidi Kirrmaier

You can find more of Heidi’s designs online at Ravelry.

Happy knitting, crocheting, spinning and crafting!

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