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Gola means breeze in Icelandic! (Gola is the DK version of Vindur!)

Since I did this I decided I wanted to play with color a bit.... the pattern is written for a single color, but I tell you how you can easily use multiple colors in the pattern. A variety of knitters have tested Gola and everyone used color differently! You can see all those versions here.

I also include notes in the pattern for making your Gola longer, taking out the asymmetrical shaping, and modifying it to fit your hips.... have fun with this construction, it isn’t hard to manipulate to fit you!

Gola is a seamless asymmetrical sweater constructed in a simple but unusual way. First the right arm is worked from the cuff to the underarm and a short row sleeve cap is worked. Then stitches are provisionally cast on for the front and back. Then the shoulder is worked and the stitches are split for neckline shaping. The front and back are worked at the same time and rejoined to work the left shoulder. Then the front and back stitches are put on holders, and a short row sleeve cap is worked. Next, the left sleeve is worked to the wrist. Finally, the sweater is folded in half, and these two halves are joined together by a garter stitch side seam that is worked perpendicularly to them. These start at the hem and end at the cuff of the sleeve joining the front and the back of the sweater and sleeve together. Tutorials are included (of course!)

There will be an on going KAL in my Ravelry group... check it out and ask questions, we are happy to help you knit Gola!!!

750 (850, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400) yards/ 690 (780, 910, 1010, 1100, 1190, 1280) meters of DK weight yarn

Yarn I Used:
Horizontal Stripes-
Jill Draper Makes Stuff, Rockwell (100% wool; 280 yd [256 m]/ 4 oz [113 g]); Dune (MC- 2), Adobe (A- 1), Bing Cherry (B- .5)
Vertical Stripes-
YOTH, Big Sister (80% merino, 10% nylon, 10% cashmere; 231 yd [211 m]/ 3.5 oz [100 g]) Poppy Seed (MC- 2), Avocado (A- 1), Wild Rice (B- .5)

US Size 7 [4.5 mm] 32 inch or longer circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Spare US Size 7 [4.5 mm] needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle, Stitch marker, Scrap yarn
Scrap yarn and 4.5 mm crochet hook for provisional cast on

Bust (Chest Circumference):
32 [35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55]”/ 81 [89, 99, 109, 119, 130, 140] cm  
Refer to the schematic for more detailed measurements.

XXS (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X)
To fit bust 29 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52”/ 74 81, 91, 102, 112, 122, 132 cm with approximately 3”/ 7.5 cm ease.
Shown in size XS on a 32” bust.

17 sts x 26 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st, blocked