Clove Sweater Knitting Pattern
Clove Sweater Knitting Pattern
Clove Sweater Knitting Pattern

Clove Sweater Knitting Pattern

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1940’s inspired slimfit crewneck aran st sweater, with pretty puff shoulder detail.
“Inspired by the feminine sweaters of the 1940’s the body is small and fitted, with a central interweaving cable on the front and back. The sleeve is worked in a simple stocking st with gentle gathers at the shoulder forming the iconic sleeve of this era.” - Jo Storie

Ability: Intermediate
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a variety of stitches, including cables and be able to increase and decrease. 
Yarn Type: Alpaca Loft’s 100% Baby Alpaca
Yarn Shade: Photography shows Clove in Ivory shade. Yarn also available in Camel, Light Grey and Dark Grey.
Yarn Weight: Double knit
Sizes to Fit:

Size One 
Chest 82cm (32in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 87cm (34in), length, 51cm (20in)
Amount of yarn: 8 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 904m/992yds

Size Two 
Chest 87cm (34in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 92cm (36in), length, 52cm (20½in)
Amount of yarn: 9 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1017m/1116yds

Size Three
Chest 92cm (36in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 97cm (38in), length 53cm (21in)
Amount of yarn: 10 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1130m/1240yds

Size Four
Chest 97cm (38in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 102cm (40in), length, 54cm (21¼in)
Amount of yarn: 11 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1243m/1364yds

Size Five 
Chest 102cm (40in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 107cm (42in), length, 55cm (21½in)
Amount of yarn: 12 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1356m/1488yds

Size Six 
Chest 107cm (42in)
Knitted measurements approx: Chest - 112cm (44in), length, 56cm (22in)
Amount of yarn: 13 x 50g balls of suggested yarn = 1469m/1612yds

*A 50g ball = 113m/124 yds
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.

Materials Required: 
One pair each of 2¾mm (US2) and 3¾mm (US5) straight needles
2¾mm (US2) circular needles
Cable needle
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Row counters and stitch markers. 

Tension:
23 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in pineapple st using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.
36 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in cable and rib using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.
Equivalent in st st 25 sts x 30 rows using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.27 sts x 30 rows over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in mistake rib st using 3.75mm (US 5) needles 
17 sts x 30 rows over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in bee st using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.