Velvet-Trimmed Raglan Pullover by Leigh Radford
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Velvet-Trimmed Raglan Pullover

September 2005
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch (St st)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1302 - 1674 yards (1191 - 1531 m)
32.75 (35.75, 38.75)" chest

Pattern description from Alterknits: “This elegant raglan combines comfort with luxury and style. For extra femininity it includes gentle waist shaping, a keyhole opening at the back of the neck, and a velvet finish at the neck and sleeve edges. For those who prefer to skip the velvet edging, the pattern includes two options: an attached i-cord edge and a crocheted edge.”

Finished Measurements: 32.75 (35.75, 38.75)“ chest

Yarn: GGH Tajmahal (70% merino superfine wool, 22% silk, 8% cashmere; 93 yards/25 grams): 14 (16, 18) balls. Shown in color #14


  • One 29” circular (circ) needle size US 4 (3.25mm).
  • One set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles (dpn) size US 4 (3.25 mm)
  • Change needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch holders, stitch markers, 1.5 yards of 5/8”-wide velvet ribbon, sewing needle and thread to match ribbon. Optional: crochet hook size D/3 (3.25 mm) for crocheted edging.