Knitting pattern Mimungo pullover by Teti Lutsak
Knitting pattern Mimungo pullover by Teti Lutsak
Knitting pattern Mimungo pullover by Teti Lutsak
Knitting pattern Mimungo pullover by Teti Lutsak

Mimungo pullover

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This round yoke pullover with 3/4 funnel sleeves, A-line shaped body and asymmetric hem line is worked top down in the round. The yoke, hem and cuffs are decorated with simple cables and slip stitch chains on the background of reverse stockinette stitch. Double knitted bands accentuate transitions between design elements throughout the garment.

Since the yarn it is designed for is made from recycled wool and cotton, its improvised name tells a story of recycling practices in the wool industry. Terms “shoggy” and “mungo” refer to fabrics that were produced from reclaimed wool, cotton or linen.

Mungo yarn from Retrosaria is a mix of wool and cotton, which is entirely spun from pre-consumer waste generated by Portuguese spinning mills. It has a rustic feel and look, and speaks to me as a way to support sustainable practices in the industry.

Sizes:

The pattern is written for nine sizes 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9) to fit 74 (84, 94, 104, 114) (124, 134, 144, 154) cm // 29 (33, 37, 41, 45) (49, 53, 57, 61) in bust circumference with ca. 10 cm (4 in) of positive ease.
For the finished garment measurements, refer to the schematic provided.
The sample is shown in size 2 on a 160 cm (5.25 ft) tall model with ca. 84–66–94 cm (33–26–39 in) body measurements.

Yarn:

ca. 270 (300, 340, 380, 425) (460, 520, 550, 600) g of Mungo by Retrosaria, 50% wool and 50% cotton with 220 m (240 yds) in 100 g skein, shown in colourway 11;
with an estimated yardage of ca. 594 (660, 748, 836, 935) (1012, 1144, 1210, 1320) m // 648 (720, 816, 912, 1020) (1104, 1248, 1320, 1440) yds. Or any other yarn(s) to match the gauge.

Needles & notions:

A pair of 4.5 mm (US 7) and 3.5 mm (US 4) circular needles with ca. 60–100 cm (24–40 in) cables; spare cables or scrap yarn to keep stitches on hold; a few stitch markers with at least one of them removable; a crochet hook to bind off (any size close to the needle size, optional); a tapestry needle to weave in the ends (optional).

Gauge:

18 sts & 24 rows in 10 cm (4 in) measured over stockinette stitch worked in the round after blocking on 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.
Adjust the needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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