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Town & Country Pullover

A Fine Fleece
Knitting
April 2008
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in moss stitch using larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1540 - 2200 yards (1408 - 2012 m)
38.5 (42, 46.5, 51)" (98 [106.5, 118, 129.5]cm) chest

Pattern Description from A Fine Fleece: “I set out to design the quintessential Aran sweater with all the hallmarks of what we recognize in Irish fisherman knits… . Again, changing the length and the wearing ease of this pullover can greatly change the overall effect.”

Skill Level: Experienced

Finished Measurements:

  • Chest 38.5 (42, 46.5, 51)” (98 106.5, 118, 129.5cm)
  • Length 22.5 (22.5, 26, 26)” (57 57, 66, 66cm)

Yarn:

  • #4 medium
  • 1550 (1650, 1850, 2050) yds (1418 1509, 1692, 1875m) worsted weight
  • 7 (8, 9, 10) skeins Cascade 220 Wool, 3.5 oz (100g) skeins, each approximately 220 yds (201m), 100% Peruvian Highland wool, 4001 Blue

Needles & Notions:

  • US size 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
  • US size 7 (4.5mm) knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US size 5 (3.75mm) circular needles, 16” (40cm) long
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • 5 buttons for Cardigan, 0.75” (2cm) in diameter

Note: Length from the shoulder can be varied by 3.5” (9cm) by working more or fewer repeats of the pattern charts (24 rows is approximately 3.5” 9cm). Please allow extra yardage for additional length.