Pattern Booklet: 
Skill Level: 
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Åsa Tricosa

Designer Åsa Tricosa's clever shoulder shaping technique forms the basis of this top-down sweater. A column of rib stitches with small cables adds visual interest to the front of the body and is repeated at the sleeve cuffs and neck.

Shown in size 40½"
Bust – 36(40½-44-48-52-56½-60-62½)"
Length –22¾(23¼-24¼-25-25¼-26-26½-26½)"
Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 4–6" of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.
BERROCO ULTRA WOOL (100 grs): 5(5-6-7-8-8-8-9) balls #3330 Lentil 
32"–40" circular needle, size 7 (4.50 mm) or size to obtain gauge
32"–40" circular needles, sizes 6 (4.00 mm) and 4 (3.50 mm)
Note: This assumes you will use the Magic Loop technique; other needles may be required if you prefer to use 2 circular method or dpns.
5 stitch markers
2 stitch holders
19 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in St st on size 7 (4.50 mm) needle
To save time, take time to check gauge.
From a regular cast on for the back, Macaba is knitted top down, winding its way back and forth using Åsa’s Top-Down Ziggurat Tricnique with built-in sleeve caps. The sleeves can be knitted either using Magic Loop or on two circular needles. The lined collar is knitted last.
Step by step instructions guide you from the unconventional beginning to the pleasing end. 
Pattern Corrections: 

Macaba Pullover, booklet version ONLY (PDF has been corrected)

Corrections shown in bold.

Rnds 1–7:  K1(1-1-1-1-1-5-5), * sl1 wyib, [k1, sl1 wyib] 3 times, k9, work from * 6(6-6-6-6-6-7-7) times more, sl1 wyib, [k1, sl1 wyib] 3 times, k8(8-8-8-8-8-4-4).

- posted 9/11/17