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 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 the Vika children’s sweater 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 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 the Vika children’s sweater 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



  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTIONS

    • All pieces are worked flat and then sewn together. Stitches are picked up around the neck edge for the turtleneck collar. The men’s and women’s versions are alike except for the sleeve length, which is longer on the men’s version.
    • The Sloped Bind Off is used at the shoulder and front neck edges.


    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
    • 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


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