Aran Sweater with Rounded Yoke by Elizabeth Zimmermann
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Aran Sweater with Rounded Yoke

Knitting
January 1957
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch with larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1232 - 1408 yards (1127 - 1287 m)
34 (36:38:40:42:44) in.

Thick, stocking-stitch, unisex sweater with heart, chevron and cable designs on circular-knitted yoke, and ribbed welts.

  • For experienced knitters only

Needles
1 set of 4 double-pointed 3.75mm.
1 circular 4.5mm. (60 cm. long).
1 circular 4.5mm. (100 cm. long).

Pattern is referred to in one of EZ’s books as having ‘a banal pattern of hearts’

Published in VK in ‘57 - this Fall/Winter ‘57 seems likely - VK F/W ‘88 “Then and Now” feature says “In 1957, Elizabeth Zimmerman created and aran-style yoke pullover for VK”