The Amherst Pullover is one of many modern designs featured in Knit.Wear Magazine Spring/Summer 2017. This comfy cozy sweater features a one or two color brioche yoke and is knit from the bottom up. The raglan style sleeves are joined at the underarm. Amherst is a part of the Athleisure Collection, focusing on comfort and ease of wear.
Magazine Kit includes knit.wear Spring/Summer 2017 (pattern inside) and selected yarn. Please choose between 1 color and 2 colors for the yoke. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Simplinatural by HiKoo (40% Baby Alpaca / 40% Fine Merino Wool / 20% Mulberry Silk; 100g/183yds): 6 (6, 7, 8, 8) Skeins Main Color (MC), 1 Skein Contrasting Color (CC). Shown in Grey Flannel & Slate Grey.
ALTERNATE YARN: Moonshine by Juniper Moon Farm (40% Alpaca / 40% Wool / 20% Silk; 100g/197yds): 6 (6, 7, 8, 8) Skeins MC & 1 Skein CC. Use Dew & Charcoal to match colors in photos. Known for its drape and kitten softness, Moonshine keeps you coming back for more. This yarn is a single ply yarn that may pill in high abrasion areas. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Sweater by Spud & Chloë (55% Superwash Wool / 45% Certified Organic Cotton; 100g/160yds): 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) Skeins MC & 1 Skein CC. Use Beluga & Manatee to match photos. Sweater has a lovely drape and is available in vibrant solid colors as well as soft neutrals. This is a wonderful option for warmer climates in the Southern United States like Florida, Texas & California.
NEEDLES: Size US 5 / 3.75mm 16" & 24" circular needles and set of Double Points, and Size US 8 / 5mm 32" Circular Needle and set of Double Points or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Waste Yarn for provisional cast-on, Stitch holders, Tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate- pattern uses I-Cord and Brioche techniques
GAUGE: 18 sts x 24 rounds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch on larger needle; 18 sts x 46 rounds = 4” in Two-color Brioche on smaller needle.
SIZE: XS (S, M, L, XL)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 34.25 (38.75, 42.25, 45.75, 50.25)”. Modeled with 6.75" Positive Ease
YARDAGE: 1281 - 1647 yds
Images courtesy of Interweave/Harper Point Photography