Donegal Sweater by Moira Engel
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Donegal Sweater

Knitting
November 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1225 - 2275 yards (1120 - 2080 m)
40 (47, 51½, 56, 58½, 62½)" chest circumference; pullover shown measures 47"; modeled with 7" of positive ease
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

This winter, replace your standard blazer or sport coat with a handsome shawl-collar sweater. Layer the Donegal Sweater over a shirt and tie or over a T-shirt for a more casual look; either way, the cashmere-blend Arranmore tweed and the traveling cable stitch will bring comfort and refinement to any occasion.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 40 (47, 51½, 56, 58½, 62½)” chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 47”; modeled with 7” of positive ease.


Yarn The Fibre Co. Arranmore (80% wool, 10% silk, 10% cashmere; 175 yd
160 m/3½ oz 100 g): dark blue, 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): straight. Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.


Gauge 18 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles.

Find more gorgeous patterns in the Interweave Knits Winter 2017 issue!