Jeff's Pub Sweater by Hana Jason

Jeff's Pub Sweater

Knitting
February 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1505 - 2150 yards (1376 - 1966 m)
41 (43, 44½, 45¾, 48¼)" chest circumference, zipped
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.
Errata available: knittingdaily.com

Smart men’s cardigan with zipper front.

Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Spring 2009: “Hana Jason’s Jeff’s Pub Sweater finds plenty of inspiration in simple stockinette, building a man’s sweater in pieces that fit together like a puzzle. Exposed seams and a two-way zipper allow the entire sweater to be worn inside-out, reversing the textures of each panel. A ribbed saddle shoulder flows into neck ribbing and adds strength.”

Finished Size: 41 (43, 44½, 45¾, 48¼)“ chest circumference, zipped. Sweater shown measures 41”.

Yarn: Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% cotton, 20% merino; 215 yd 197 m/100 g): #CW115 driftwood, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): 24” circular (cir) and 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Tapestry needle; markers (m); 21 (21, 24, 24, 25)“ reversible zipper; sewing thread and needle.

Notes:

  • This sweater is worked in several pieces and sewn together with decorative exposed seams. Block and sew pieces together as you work to avoid finished fatigue.
  • If ends are woven in carefully and invisibly along seams, this sweater is completely reversible.
  • All seams on this sweater are exposed. Take care to keep selvedges and cast-on/bind-off edges neat and flexible - do not cast on or bind off too tightly.