Fort
Fort
Fort
Fort
Fort
Fort

Fort

Military Style Pullover

by Jared Flood

MATERIALS

Approximately 1275 (1395, 1495, 1670, 1800, 1985) yards of worsted weight wool yarn (MC)
Approximately 90 yards of fingering weight wool yarn (CC; for Elbow Patches only)
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 g): 10 (10, 11, 12, 13, 15) skeins MC
Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50 g): 1 skein CC
Photographed in color Artifact (MC) & Cast Iron (CC)

GAUGE

Sweater Gauge (worsted weight yarn):
20 stitches & 35 rounds = 4" in Checkerboard Stitch, using Size A needle(s) and MC, after blocking

Patch Gauge (fingering weight yarn):
28 stitches & 56 rows = 4" in garter stitch, using Size E needle(s) and CC, after blocking

NEEDLES

Size A (for Main Fabric):
One each 16" and 32" circular needles, and one set of DPNs* in size needed to obtain Sweater Gauge
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing):
One each 16" and 32" circular needles, and one set of DPNs* two sizes smaller than Size A needle(s)
Suggested Size: 3 mm (US 5)

Size C (for Collar lining and Tubular Cast On only):
One each 16" and 32" circular needles, and one set of DPNs* three sizes smaller than Size A needle(s)
Suggested Size: 3 mm (US 4)

Size D (for Collar Turning Round only):
One 16" circular needle, two sizes larger than Size A needle(s)
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 9)

Size E (for Elbow Patches only):
One pair of straight or a circular needle(s) in size needed to obtain Patch Gauge listed above
Suggested Size: 2 mm (US 1)

*Note: 32" circular needle can be used instead of 16 circular needle and DPNs if using Magic Loop Method for working small circumferences in the round

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

38 (41, 44, 47, 50, 54)" circumference at chest
Intended Ease: + 3-4"
Sample shown is size 44" with +4" ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

3 of 5


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