Brighton Pullover by Veronik Avery

Brighton Pullover

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in pattern from Brighton chart with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2005 - 3055 yards (1833 - 2793 m)
39 (43, 46½, 50, 53½, 57)" [99 (109, 118, 127, 136, 145) cm] circumference at chest
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Small simple cables crossing little bands of purl stitches form a lively allover fabric to make Brighton the perfect understated wardrobe anchor. This classic V-neck is designed for a slim, tailored fit. Clean, tubular edges and deep double ribbing at the cuffs and hem give a professional air.


Construction

All pieces are worked flat and then sewn together. The front and back armholes are shaped differently and the sleeve caps are not symmetrical. A ribbed neckband is picked up after garment assembly and worked circularly.

Yardage

2005 (2160, 2395, 2585, 2870, 3055) yards of fingering weight yarn

Yarn

8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool 275 yards/50 grams)
Sample photographed in color Pumpernickel

Gauge

27 stitches & 36 rows = 4” in chart pattern with Size A needle(s)
Measurement taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric)
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Size B (for Ribbing and Neckband)
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle and one 16” circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 3 mm (US 2½)

Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On and Bind Off only)
One each 16” and 32” circular needles one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.

Finished Dimensions

39 (43, 46½, 50, 53½, 57)“ / 99 (109, 118, 127, 136, 145) cm circumference at chest
Sample shown is size 43” (109 cm) with 2” (5 cm) ease on model

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

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
2x2 Tubular Cast On
Sloped Bind Off
2x2 Tubular Bind Off
Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)

Skill Level

4 out of 5

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