Hero Pullover

A simple knit-and-purl chevron pattern is balanced by wide rib wakes on yoke and sleeve in this sleek, manly pullover. A short, zippered placket at the neck gives you room to breathe.

Finished Size: 40 (44, 47 ½, 51)” chest circumference
Yarn: Tahki Torino (100% merino; 94 yd [85 m]/50 g): #109 gray, 17 (19, 21, 23) balls
Yarn weight: #4 – Medium
Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows = 4″ in chevron pattern on larger needles
Needles: Size 9 (5.5 mm) needles; Size 8 (5 mm): straight and 16″ circular needles
Notions: Yarn needle; Removable markers (m); 7″ metal zipper; Sewing needle and thread; Size G/6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook; Stitch holders
Originally Published: Knitscene Fall 2007