Nantucket Sweater Knitting Pattern
A slouchy cable boat neck sweater with
wrap around patch pockets
“An essential silhouette of the season, it is square, oversized and very slouchy.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a basic cable and rib stitches. You will also need to know how to increase and decrease.
Yarn Type: Rowan Purelife Organic Cotton DK weight naturally dyed
Yarn Shade: Shown in Cherry plum
Yarn Weight: Double knit
Sizes to Fit:
Chest 81-91.5cm / 32-36in
Knitted measurements approx: chest 124cm / 49in, length 47cm / 18½in
You will need: 11-12 balls/ skeins
Chest 142cm/ 56 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 140cm / 55in, length 53cm /25¼in
You will need: 13-14 balls/ skeins
Chest 101.5-111.5/ 40-44 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 160cm / 63in, length 59cm /23¼in
You will need: 16-17 balls/ skeins
*50g (approx 120m / 131yds)
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.
You will need:
One pair of 4mm (US 6) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing
29 sts x 26 rows in pattern over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) using 4mm (US 6) 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.