Kirkby by Martin Storey
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January 2003
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in over stockinette stitch, using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1615 - 1750 yards (1477 - 1600 m)
40, 42, 44 inches
This pattern is available for free.

This mens sweater knitted in Felted Tweed Aran with cable and bobble pattern, is a great addition to any winter wardrobe. Designed by Martin Storey, it was originally featured in Yorkshire Fable using Rowan Yorkshire Tweed Aran. The information here for the free pattern version has been updated with the Felted Tweed Aran numbers.

This is a FREE pattern to members of the KnitRowan website.

Finished width dimensions:
58, 60.5, 63 cm
23, 24, 25 inches

Yarn Information:
Photographed in Mahogany 734
17, 18, 19 skeins
1615, 1710, 1805 yards

Note: This pattern was originally written for three ladies’ sizes (34-38 inches) and three men’s sizes (40-44 inches). The directions differed only in that the ladies’ directions incorporate waist shaping. However the posted free pattern is only in Men’s sizing.