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Colson Pullover Knitting Pattern Download


Click HERE to learn about Mr. Lewis Colson, an important figure in Sarasota's early history.

Colson Pullover Knitting Pattern Finished Measurements 
Sizes: XS (S/M, L/XL, 2X); 36 (43, 50, 57)” 91 (109, 127, 145)cm bust circumference 
Suggested Fit: 4-8” positive ease 
Shown in size 43 with 6” positive ease

Yarns by Miss Babs: 
Yummy 2ply, 100% Superwash Wool: 400yds (366m)/ 4oz (114g) 
2 (3, 3, 4) skeins, shown in Main Color (MC): Watercolors

1 Gradient Kit plus 1 extra Yummy Toe in CC1or 7 Yummy Toes, shown in Contrast Colors (CC): 
CC1: (2 Toes) White Peppercorn 
CC2: Adobe 
CC3: Denim 
CC4: Frog Belly 
CC5: Provence 
CC6: Deer Moss


  • 32” circular needles in size US 4 (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • one spare needle in size US 4 for 3-needle BO

28sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Wave Stitch, after wet-blocking.


- Stitch markers
- Waste yarn or stitch holder
- Tapestry needle


The yarn shop I work at, A Good Yarn Sarasota, always has gorgeous yarns in stock. I’m getting better at not bringing home every yarn I fall in love with. But when we host a Miss Babs Trunk Show, all of those efforts go right out the window. I loved the beautiful gradient kits and some of the more subtle colorways, including “Watercolors” that I use in this design. I had a basic sketch for this design, but it really spoke to me while I was knitting.  I just listened to the yarn and let it decide what it was going to be.

Read more about my transition to knitwear design HERE.

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