Meyer by Veronik Avery


September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1105 - 1895 yards (1010 - 1733 m)
32¾ (36¼, 39½, 43, 46¼, 49¾, 53)" [83 (92, 100.5, 109, 117.5, 126.5, 134.5) cm] circumference at chest
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This twist on the basic turtleneck combines raglan shaping on the front and back with concentric decreases on the sleeve caps. Epaulets of reverse stockinette further accentuate the shoulders and add a dash of style to the sweater. Tailored shaping and double-rib tubular edges keep everything tidy, and a relaxed turtleneck allows for easy layering and cozy warmth. Bottom-up circular construction makes this sweater a straightforward and pleasurable knit, with just enough shaping in the charted yoke portion to keep your interest. This simple sweater is a perfect canvas for the Shelter marls, but looks handsome in any hue.

The body and sleeves are worked circularly and joined at the underarms, then the yoke is worked in a single piece to the beginning of the neck shaping. The yoke is worked back and forth while the neck is shaped. The collar is picked up from the bound-off and held neck stitches and worked circularly.

1105 (1235, 1345, 1505, 1625, 1760, 1895) total yards of worsted weight wool yarn

8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Caribou

19 stitches & 28 rounds = 4” in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric)
One each 24” and 32” circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for Ribbing)
One each 24” and 32” circular needles and one set of DPNs, two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On only)
One 32” circular needle and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g., Sleeves).

Finished Dimensions
32¾ (36¼, 39½, 43, 46¼, 49¾, 53)” [83 (92, 100.5, 109, 117.5, 126.5, 134.5) cm] circumference at chest
Sample shown is size 39½” [100.5 cm] with 8½” [21.5 cm] ease on model

Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
2x2 Tubular Cast On (Circular Knitting; multiple of 4 stitches)
Sloped Bind Off
1x1 Tubular Bind Off
Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)

Skill Level
3 out of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.