League by Veronik Avery
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League

Knitting
January 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1315 - 2280 yards (1202 - 2085 m)
32 (36¼, 40¼, 44½, 48¾, 52¾)" circumference at chest
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Color blocking achieves stylish new heights in this sporty pullover. The front and back are worked in intarsia to achieve a faux-raglan effect; saddle-shoulder sleeves knit in a third color are set in. The subtlest of A-line shapes gives League a neat fit that still allows layering over collared shirts.

Yardage

Fingering weight wool yarn in the following amounts:
730 (820, 950, 1070, 1210, 1335) yards Color 1 (C1)
55 (70, 95, 100, 120, 120) yards Color 2 (C2)
525 (585, 630, 705, 755, 820) yards Color 3 (C3)

Yarn

Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g): 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins C1; 1 skein C2; and 2 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins C3
Photographed in colors Stormcloud (C1), Sweatshirt (C2), and Soot (C3)

Gauge

23 stitches & 38 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric)
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)

Size B (for Edgings)
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle and one 16” circular needle, one size smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)

Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On only)
One 32” circular needle one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 2½ mm (US 1½)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.

Finished Dimensions

32 (36¼, 40¼, 44½, 48¾, 52¾)” circumference at chest
Intended Ease: + 3–4”
Sample shown is size 36¼” with 4¼” ease on model

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
2x2 Tubular Cast On (Flat knitting; multiple of 4 stitches + 2)
Intarsia Method
Sloped Bind Off

Skill Level

4 out of 5