Peabody by Leila Raven


September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 - 1020 yards (732 - 933 m)
32¾ (35¼, 37, 39¾, 41½)" circumference at chest
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This slim-fitting pullover is a wonderful layering piece for Fall. The Japanese-inspired lace leaf panel decorates the garment’s center front and a bold lace column runs down the center of each sleeve; deep 2×2 rib is worked at the base of the body and sleeves. The yoke is shaped with full-fashioned double-decreases, giving the sweater a professional, tailored finish.


  • The Body of this garment is worked in the round from ribbed hem to underarm. The yoke is then divided into two pieces (Front and Back), each of which is worked flat to the tops of shoulders.
  • Each sleeve is worked in the round from cuff to underarm. After underarm stitches are bound off, sleeve cap is worked flat for the remainder of Sleeve.
  • Neckband is picked up and worked circularly after garment assembly.

Approx. 800 (860, 915, 965, 1020) yards of worsted weight wool yarn

6 (7, 7, 7, 8) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
Sample shown in Embers

18 stitches & 28 rows/rounds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle
33-stitch lace center panel measures 6” wide (relaxed)

One 24” or 32” circular and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain Stockinette Stitch gauge
One 24” or 32” circular needle and one set of DPNs one size smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested sizes: US 7/5 mm & US 6/3.75 mm

Finished Dimensions
32¾ (35¼, 37, 39¾, 41½)“ circumference at chest
Sample is shown in size 32¾ with 1” ease on model

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

Skill Level
3 of 5

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

A Japanese Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative Japanese Version
Translated by Meri Tanaka