Bell by Ann McCauley


June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch or Body Chart pattern, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1435 - 2620 yards (1312 - 2396 m)
33¼ (35¼, 39¼, 43¼, 47¼, 51¼)” [84.5 (89.5, 99.5, 110, 120, 130) cm] circumference at chest
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This timeless cabled pullover features a gentle A-line shape with trimly tailored shoulders. Bell’s ground of reverse stockinette highlights cables that sprout from the ribbing at the split hem in a subtle but effective detail. The back, front, and bracelet-length sleeves are worked flat; stitches for the ribbed crew neck are picked up after assembly. The weightless fabric and flattering shape make Bell the perfect choice for transitional seasons. Choose a color of Loft that will complement your whole wardrobe so you can wear this classic sweater with everything.


The garment pieces are worked flat from the bottom up and sewn together. The neckband is picked up and worked circularly after garment assembly.


1435 (1630, 1850, 2090, 2345, 2620) total yards of fingering weight wool yarn


6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50 grams)
Photographed in color Faded Quilt


24 stitches & 38 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch or Body Chart pattern, after blocking


One pair of straight needles or a 24″ circular needle* and one 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used.

Finished Dimensions

33¼ (35¼, 39¼, 43¼, 47¼, 51¼)” / 84.5 (89.5, 99.5, 110, 120, 130) cm circumference at chest
Sample shown is size 35¼” (89.5 cm) with 1¼” (3 cm) ease on model

Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size

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

Skill Level

3 out of 5

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