Caumsett by Joan Forgione

Caumsett

Knitting
March 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1006 - 1479 yards (920 - 1352 m)
Finished bust: 37½ (42½, 46, 50, 53½, 58½, 62)” / 94 (106, 115, 125, 134, 146, 155)cm
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Caumsett is my favorite kind of sweater – a comfortable classic pullover, oversized with an offset cable up the front and back, side vents and a cozy turtleneck.

The cable pattern is both written and charted.

SIZES
• Finished bust: 37½ (42½, 46, 50, 53½, 58½, 62)” / 94 (106, 115, 125, 134, 146, 155)cm

Pullover shown measures 42½” / 106cm and is modeled with 6½” / 16.5cm of positive ease.

YARN
• 8 (9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
100% American Targhee-Columbia wool
140 yds / 128m / 50g
Shown in Birdbook

or

• 1006 (1086, 1175, 1257, 1338, 1416, 1479) yds / 920 (993, 1074, 1150,1223, 1294, 1352)m worsted weight yarn

NEEDLES
• US 8 / 5mm circular needles for body and sleeves*
• US 6 / 4mm circular needles for ribbing*

* It is recommended to have various lengths of circular needles on hand to accommodate changing numbers of stitches. For the sleeves and turtleneck, any method of working in the round (double-pointed needles, two circulars or a long circular for magic loop) may be used.

NOTIONS
• stitch markers (2)
• cable needle
• waste yarn or spare US 6 / 4mm circular needle
• tapestry needle

SKILLS USED
• knitting flat and in the round
• decreasing
• short rows
• reading charts (optional)
• picking up stitches

Tech edited by Eleanor Dixon.