Top-Down Turtleneck Cardigan by Purl Soho

Top-Down Turtleneck Cardigan

Knitting
April 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1045 - 2585 yards (956 - 2364 m)
34¼ (38, 42½, 46½, 50¼) (54, 58, 62½, 66¼)
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MATERIALS

  • 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) (7, 8, 8, 9) skeins of Purl Soho’s Brume, 58% mohair, 25% wool, and 17% silk. Each skein is 273 yards/ 50 grams; approximately 1045 (1210, 1345, 1480, 1630) (1755, 1965, 2120, 2330) total yards required. We used the color Beach Stone.

OR

  • 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins of Purl Soho’s Good Wool, 100% undyed Andean highland wool. Each skein is 383 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 1155 (1340, 1490, 1640, 1805) (1945, 2180, 2350, 2585) total yards required. We used the color Heirloom White.

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GAUGE
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

SIZES
34¼ (38, 42½, 46½, 50¼) (54, 58, 62½, 66¼)

To fit actual chest circumference 28¼-31¼ (32-35, 36½-39½, 40½-43½, 44¼-47¼) (48-51, 52-55, 56½-59½, 60¼-63¼) inches, with 3-6 inches of ease

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 34¼ (38, 42½, 46½, 50¼) (54, 58, 62½, 66¼) inches, buttoned
  • Finished Length from Shoulder to Bottom Edge: 23¾ (24¾, 24½, 24¾, 25¼) (25¼, 26½, 26½, 27¼) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Bottom Edge: 14 (14¾, 14, 13¾, 13¾) (13¾, 14½, 14½, 15¼) inches
  • Finished Length from Cuff to Underarm: 16¾ (17, 18, 18¼, 18¼) (18¼, 18½, 18½, 18¾) inches

Samples: The sweaters shown here both are size 42½, worn with 4 inches of ease.

NOTE: An earlier version of this pattern used 5–8 skeins of Mulberry Merino, US 5 (3.75 mm) needles, and came in fewer sizes. That version is no longer available for purchase. For assistance, please contact us at customerservice@purlsoho.com.