Product description

The woolen-spun texture and color depth of Shelter yarn comes alive in Rockcress, a classic crewneck pullover. The simple shape and timeless construction of the Rockcress sweater create a perfect canvas for all-over cables and texture. 

Rockcress is knit from the bottom up in flat pieces, which are then sewn together. The collar is picked up from the neckband and worked circularly. The stitch motif, comprised of braided cables, is worked from a chart. 

Designer: Norah Gaughan

Collection: Fall 2019

 

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Rockcress

Cabled Pullover

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  • Product description

    The woolen-spun texture and color depth of Shelter yarn comes alive in Rockcress, a classic crewneck pullover. The simple shape and timeless construction of the Rockcress sweater create a perfect canvas for all-over cables and texture. 

    Rockcress is knit from the bottom up in flat pieces, which are then sewn together. The collar is picked up from the neckband and worked circularly. The stitch motif, comprised of braided cables, is worked from a chart. 

    Designer: Norah Gaughan

    Collection: Fall 2019

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    • 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams)




    • Sample I photographed in color Wool Socks; Sample II photographed in color Barn Owl


    YARDAGE

    • 1075 (1265, 1415, 1540, 1755, 1835) total yards of worsted weight wool yarn


    Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.
  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 24 stitches & 33 rows = 4" in Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric)

    • One pair of straight needles or a 32" circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    Size B (for Ribbing)

    • One pair of straight needles or a 32" circular needle and one 16” circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3.5 mm (US 4)


    DIMENSIONS

    • 30¾ (36¾, 39¾, 42¾, 48¾, 51¾)" [78 (93.5, 101, 108.5, 124, 131.5) cm] circumference at bust
    • Sample I (Wool Socks) shown in size 36¾" [93.5 cm] with 2¾" [7 cm] ease on model
    • Sample II (Barn Owl) shown in size 42¾" [108.5 cm] with -¾" [-2 cm] ease on model


  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

    • Ribbed Cabled Cast On
    • Sloped Bind Off
    • 1x1 Tubular Bind Off
    • Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)


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