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Paragon Popover

Designed by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Field Guide no. 24: Spark

Specs & Details

Suggested Yarn
Tov DK by Woolfolk
Yarn Weight
100% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino
22 sts and 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) over St st
Needle Size
US 4 (3.5 mm)
One Size
Yarn Amount
7 Skeins
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This popover—a cross between a poncho and a wrap—celebrates Olga’s fascination with positive and negative space. Knitting the diamonds, and joining them to each other as you go, is so satisfying.

The popover is worked in columns of diamond motifs that are joined as you go. Stitches are cast on for the entire bottom edge, then the first column of 25 stitches is worked to the end while the remaining cast-on stitches are left out of work.

Each subsequent column is worked in a similar manner, but the first stitch at the widest point of each motif is joined to a motif in the previous column. Two motifs in the center of the piece are left unjoined to create a neck opening.

Tov DK by Woolfolk 50g skeins, each approx 160 yds (146 m), 100% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino wool: 7 skeins #TDK00
Size US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 24” (60 cm) long or longer and 2 double-pointed needles, or size needed to achieve gauge
Crochet hook size US E-4 (3.5 mm)
Removable stitch markers
Stitch holder or waste yarn

Knitted Measurements
Approx 28″ wide x 47.5″ long (71 x 120.5 cm)

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