Limerick Henley by Mary Anne Benedetto
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Limerick Henley

Knitting
November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle; 23 sts and 32 rows = 4" in Mistake Rib and charted patt on larger needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1342 - 2074 yards (1227 - 1896 m)
36½ (41, 44, 48½, 53)" chest circumference; pullover shown measures 44"; modeled with 4" of positive ease
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

The classic henley is always a favorite among guys because it’s the perfect marriage of sporty and stylish. The Limerick Henley doesn’t disappoint—it’s dressy enough for the office and casual enough for the weekend. Varying textures and tailored lines make this pullover pleasing to the eye and interesting for the knitter.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 36½ (41, 44, 48½, 53)” chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 44”; modeled with 4” of positive ease.


Yarn Dale Garn Eco Wool (70% wool, 30% alpaca; 122 yd 112 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #1202 lt grey heather, 11 (13, 14, 15, 17) skeins. Yarn distributed by Mango Moon.

Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 6 (4 mm): 24” circular (cir).


Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; size F/5
(3.75 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn for provisional CO; two spare cir needles smaller than ribbing needle for tubular BO; four 7⁄8” buttons.

Gauge 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle; 23 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Mistake Rib and charted patt on larger needle.

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