Abbott by Michele Wang


January 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in Left or Right Chevron Chart pattern with Size A needles, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1565 - 2740 yards (1431 - 2505 m)
40 (43¾, 47¾, 51½, 55¼, 59¼)" circumference at chest (seamed)
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“I fell in love with this slipped stitch pattern when I was swatching. To create something symmetrical, I liked the idea of mirroring the slant of the slipped stitches and accenting it all with a v-neck. The cozy, oversized fit is my ode to the winter morning. Throw it on over your PJs, and enjoy it with some coffee and a great book.” – Michele Wang


This garment is worked in pieces, flat from the bottom up, then sewn together. The neckband is picked up and worked in the round.

1565 (1765, 1995, 2210, 2475, 2740) yards of fingering weight wool yarn

6 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)

Photographed in color Woodsmoke

25 stitches & 46 rows = 4” in Left or Right Chevron Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric):
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size B (for Collar):
One 16” circular needle one size smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

40 (43¾, 47¾, 51½, 55¼, 59¼)“ circumference at chest (seamed)
Sample shown is size 43¾” with +9¾“ ease on model

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

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