Basic Pullover: Yoke Construction by Amy Herzog
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Basic Pullover: Yoke Construction

Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1050 - 2310 yards (960 - 2112 m)
33 1/2 (36 3/4, 38 1/2, 40, 41 1/2, 44 3/4, 46 1/2, 48, 52 3/4, 56, 60 3/4, 64)’’ [85 (93.5, 98, 101.5, 105.5, 113.5, 118, 122, 134, 142, 154.5, 162.5 ) cm]

This basic pullover pattern is written in 12 sizes and 3 gauges.

The sport version has finished chest sizes of 33 1/4 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64)’’ 84.5 (91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122, 132, 142, 152.5, 162.5 ) cm and uses 10 (11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21) hanks of Blue Sky Fibers Baby Alpaca (or an equivalent amount of any sport-weight yarn).

The Worsted version has finished chest sizes of 33 1/2 (36 3/4, 38 1/2, 40, 41 1/2, 44 3/4, 46 1/2, 48, 52 3/4, 56, 60 3/4, 64)’’ 85 (93.5, 98, 101.5, 105.5, 113.5, 118, 122, 134, 142, 154.5, 162.5) cm and uses 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11) hanks of Swans Island All-American Worsted (or an equivalent amount of any worsted weight yarn).

The aran version has finished chest sizes of 33 3/4 (35 1/2, 37 1/, 41, 42 3/4, 44 1/2, 46 1/4, 48, 51 1/2, 57, 60 1/2, 64)’’ 85.5 (90, 94.5, 104, 108.5, 113, 117.5, 122, 131, 145, 153.5, 162.5) cm and uses 9 (9, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17) hanks of Harrisville Designs Watershed (or an equivalent amount of any aran weight yarn).

I recommend using sturdy yarns without too much drape for yoke sweaters, at any gauge. Please choose a size that’s 2-4’’ (5 - 10 cm) larger than your upper torso to be comfortable in a circular yoke sweater.