Product description

Combine your favorite shades of Loft in an easy smock to dress up or down. Agnes is a pattern to knit more than once: two different color-blocking schemes are given, with varied proportions and an option for changing the sequence on the back, and the sleeves can be knit to slender or classic width. With gentle empire waist shaping and a gracious neckline, this oversize pullover is a garment for simple comfort.

Designer: Jared Flood

Collection: Winter 2015

 

 

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Agnes

Oversized Colorblock Tee

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  • Product description

    Combine your favorite shades of Loft in an easy smock to dress up or down. Agnes is a pattern to knit more than once: two different color-blocking schemes are given, with varied proportions and an option for changing the sequence on the back, and the sleeves can be knit to slender or classic width. With gentle empire waist shaping and a gracious neckline, this oversize pullover is a garment for simple comfort.

    Designer: Jared Flood

    Collection: Winter 2015

     

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    Version I:

    Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50 grams):

    • 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins Color 1 (C1)
    • 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins Color 2 (C2)
    • 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) Color 3 (C3)
    • Photographed with slim sleeves in colors Fossil (C1), Cast Iron (C2), & Long Johns (C3)


    Version: II:

    Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g):

    • 2 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins Color 1 (C1)
    • 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins Color 2 (C2)
    • 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Color 3 (C3)
    • Photographed with classic sleeves in colors Woodsmoke (C1), Fossil (C2), & Snowbound (C3)


    Single Color:

    • 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50 grams)


    YARDAGE

    Version I: 

    Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

    • 380 (410, 470, 500, 560, 585) yards Color 1 (C1)
    • 900 (980, 1095, 1175, 1285, 1360) yards Color 2 (C2)
    • 210 (255, 290, 360, 400, 485) yards Color 3 (C3)


    Version II:

    Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

    • 515 (565, 645, 700, 785, 840) yards Color 1 (C1)
    • 555 (610, 685, 755, 820, 890) yards Color 2 (C2)
    • 420 (465, 525, 585, 640, 700) yards Color 3 (C3)


    Single Color:

    If working the garment in a single color:

    • 1485 (1635, 1845, 2030, 2235, 2420) yards of fingering weight yarn


    Yarn amounts listed are sufficient to make either classic sleeves or slim sleeves.


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    24 stitches & 36 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric)

    • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* and one 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    Size B (for Garter Edging and Neckband)

    • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* and one 16″ circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    *Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60)” circumference at bust
    • Intended Ease: + 8–10″
    • Samples shown are size 44″ with + 11″ ease on model


  • Techniques

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

    • Garter Stitch Selvedge
    • Short Rows: Yarn Over Method
    • Sewn Bind Off (Elizabeth Zimmermann’s method)


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