SHALE pdf knit pattern
This is a slightly loose fit yoke sweater with a geometric pattern repeat, that’s perfect for showcasing a hand painted yarn.
Worked from the bottom up on circular needles. The Sleeves and body are worked in the round to the underarm and then joined to form the yoke.
If you are new to yoke knitting this is a great introduction to the technique. The pattern is a simple chevron that is quick to knit as it’s easy to memorize.
To fit chest circumference
80-85 (90-95:100-105:105-110:115-120:125-130) cm
31½-33½ (35½-37½:39½-41¼:41¼-43¼:45¼-47¼:49¼-51¼) in
Actual chest circumference
98 (106.5:114.5:123:131:139) cm
38¾ (42:45:48¼:51½:54¾) in
Actual length from centre back hem to centre back neck
55.8 (56.8:57.8:58.8:59.8:60.8) cm
21¾ (22:22½:22¾:23¼:23½) in
Sleeve length from underarm
44 (45:45:46:46:47) cm
17¼ (17¾:17¾:18:18:18½) in
British BareFaced DK classic and Smudge hand dyed
( 80% Blue Faced Leicester wool & 20% Baby Alpaca (215m/235yds per 100g skein)
Yarn A ( MC 1): 3(4:4:4:5:5) x 100g skeins in Silver Birch
Yarn B ( MC 2): 2(2:3:3:3:3) x 100g skeins in Charcoal
Yarn C (CC): 1(1:1:1:1:1) x 100g skein of hand dyed Tarmachan
20sts x 24 rows over 10cm in st st using 4mm needles
3mm (UK 11/US 2-3) circular needle, 80cm long
4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needle, 80cm long