Product description

Sailor style refined for the modern man. Albion is a Guernsey pullover in Shelter, featuring bands of directional chevrons worked in purl stitches for a current and classic effect. Albion knits up quickly in the round from the ribbed hem and cuffs to underarm; the yoke and set-in sleeve caps are worked flat with garter stitch selvedges and seamed together. Choose a subdued neutral he can wear over brightly patterned shirts or go playful with a bold hue like Hayloft.

Designer: Michele Wang

Collection: BT Men 2

 

 

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Albion

Modern Guernsey Pullover

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  • Product description

    Sailor style refined for the modern man. Albion is a Guernsey pullover in Shelter, featuring bands of directional chevrons worked in purl stitches for a current and classic effect. Albion knits up quickly in the round from the ribbed hem and cuffs to underarm; the yoke and set-in sleeve caps are worked flat with garter stitch selvedges and seamed together. Choose a subdued neutral he can wear over brightly patterned shirts or go playful with a bold hue like Hayloft.

    Designer: Michele Wang

    Collection: BT Men 2

     

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    • 10 (10, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams)
    • Photographed in color Almanac


    YARDAGE

    • 1290 (1400, 1560, 1700, 1900, 2040) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


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

    GAUGE

    • 20½ stitches & 33 rows/rounds = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
    • 20½ stitches & 37½ rows/rounds = 4″ in Front or Back Chart Pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One each 16″ and 32″ circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)


    Size B (for Ribbing):

    • One each 16″ and 32″ circular needles and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On and Bind Off only):

    • One each 16″ and 32″ circular needles and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size B
    • Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 39 (43, 46¾, 50¾, 54¾, 58½)” circumference at chest
    • Intended Ease: + 3–4″
    • Sample shown is size 43″ with + 4″ ease on models


  • Techniques

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

    • 2×2 Tubular Cast On
    • Sloped Bind Off
    • 2×2 Tubular Bind Off


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