Product description

Elegant cable panels twine up the body and sleeves on a ground of moss stitch for a knit that will keep your fingers pleasantly busy. Both masculine and feminine versions of the Vika turtleneck sport a boxy, oversized fit and an exaggerated drop shoulder shaped with increases to bisect the upper arm in a flattering way. The sleeves fall to knuckle length for a cozy, casual look.

Pattern includes sizing for both His and Hers.

Want to knit one for the whole family? This pattern is a re-imagining of a children’s sweater by the same name from the BT Kids Collection.

Designer: Véronik Avery

Collection: Fall 2016

 

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Vika

Cabled Turtleneck Pullover

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  • Product description

    Elegant cable panels twine up the body and sleeves on a ground of moss stitch for a knit that will keep your fingers pleasantly busy. Both masculine and feminine versions of the Vika turtleneck sport a boxy, oversized fit and an exaggerated drop shoulder shaped with increases to bisect the upper arm in a flattering way. The sleeves fall to knuckle length for a cozy, casual look.

    Pattern includes sizing for both His and Hers.

    Want to knit one for the whole family? This pattern is a re-imagining of a children’s sweater by the same name from the BT Kids Collection.

    Designer: Véronik Avery

    Collection: Fall 2016

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    Men’s: 

    • 1560 (1700, 1910, 2170, 2315, 2455) yards of worsted weight wool yarn



    Women’s: 

    • 1505 (1640, 1845, 2015, 2310, 2450) yards of worsted weight wool yarn



    YARN

    Men’s:

    • 
12 (13, 14, 16, 17, 18) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams)

    • Photographed in color Long Johns



    Women’s:


    • 11 (12, 14, 15, 17, 18) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams)
    • 
Photographed in color Meteorite



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

    GAUGE

    • 18 stitches & 30 rows = 4″ in stockinette with Size A needle(s), after blocking
    • 22 (22, 22, 22, 34, 34)-stitch cable from Chart A or B measures 3¾ (3¾, 3¾, 3¾, 5¾, 5¾)” wide 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: 4½ mm (US 7)


    Size B (for ribbing)

    • One 32″ circular needle, one size smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    *Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used.


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 42¾ (46¼, 49¾, 53¼, 57¾, 61¼)” [108.5 (117.5, 126.5, 135.5, 146.5, 155.5) cm] circumference at chest/bust
    • Intended Ease (Both Versions): + 8-10″
    • Men’s sample shown is size 46¼” (117.5 cm) with 3¼” (8.5 cm) ease on model
    • Women’s sample shown is size 42¾” (108.5 cm) with 8¾” (22 cm) ease on model


  • Techniques

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

    • Sloped Bind Off
    • 2×2 Tubular Bind Off
    • Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)


  • Pattern Updates

    27 April 2017: Version 1.1

    Sweater schematic updated to show bottom hem measurement.

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