Ready for a simple, easy-fitting sweater that will be an everyday favorite? This classic, saddle shoulder pullover or cardigan in a very wearable weight shows off a specialty yarn beautifully. Offered in nine sizes (XS to L and 1X to 5X) for men and teen boys with V-neck or crew neck option, the garment is worked in portable pieces from hem to neck, with applied neck and button bands for a stable fit and durable shape to last for years. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, or yardage requirement.
Pullover sample knit in Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup Fingering, color Slate. Cardigan is knit in Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast Fingering, color Mocha.
This pattern is both written and charted and can be transferred to your Ravelry Library upon request.
Matching Motifs: Wild Fillies (Womens Version)
Finished Size: 36(40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68) inches / 91.5(101.5, 111.5, 122, 132, 142, 152.5, 162.5, 172.5) cm in circumference around chest (blocked) to fit with 4 to 6 inches / 10 to 15 cm of ease
Yarn requirements: 1325(1475, 1625, 1750, 1925, 2050, 2200, 2350, 2525) yards / 1225(1350, 1475, 1600, 1750, 1875, 2025, 2150, 2300) meters
Buttons: 9(7) buttons for crew neck(v-neck) cardigan, that are .625 inch / 1.5 cm in diameter
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette on larger needles (washed and dried flat)
size 5US(3.75 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
size 3US(3.25 mm) for ribbed hems and neck trim (or .5 mm smaller than gauge needle)