Chabot by Alma Bali

Chabot

Knitting
January 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1440 - 2750 yards (1317 - 2515 m)
Hem Circumference: 31¾ (35¾, 39, 40, 43¼) (47¾, 51, 55, 59)” [80.5 (91, 99, 101.5, 110) (121.5, 129.5, 139.5, 150) cm]
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Invite the casual elegance of Sixties mod fashion into your wardrobe with Chabot. Dolman sleeves wing out from the hem, creating couture lines with a casual comfort. Fitted sleeves of twisted rib delightfully counterbalance the roomy ease of this V-neck pullover.

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Construction

  • Chabot is worked from the top down. The upper body is worked flat and then joined and worked circularly to the hem. The sleeves are picked up and worked circularly to the cuff.
  • For best fit, use the Center Back to Cuff or Shoulder to Elbow measurements to select the size to work (see below).

Finished Dimensions

  • Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
  • Hem Circumference: 31¾ (35¾, 39, 40, 43¼) (47¾, 51, 55, 59)” [80.5 (91, 99, 101.5, 110) (121.5, 129.5, 139.5, 150) cm]
  • Center Back to Cuff: 23½ (24½, 25½, 26½, 27½) (28¾, 29½, 30¾, 31¾) [59.5 (62, 65, 67.5, 70) (73, 75, 78, 80.5) cm]
  • Shoulder to Elbow: 12½ (13½, 14½, 15½, 16½) (17½, 18½, 19¼, 20½) [32 (34.5, 37, 39.5, 42) (44.5, 47, 49, 52) cm]
  • Suggested to-fit chest circumferences: 30–32 (34–36, 38–40, 42–44, 46–48) (50–52, 54–56, 58–60, 62–64)” 76–81.5 (86.5–91.5, 96.5–101.5, 106.5–112, 117–122) (127–132, 137–142, 147.5–152.5, 157.5–162.5) cm
  • Sample shown is Size 2 on model with 32½”/82.5 cm chest

Yarn

Brooklyn Tweed Peerie — 100% American Merino Wool (210 yards/192 meters per 50 grams)

  • 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) (11, 12, 13, 14) skeins
  • Photographed in color Klimt

Yardage

  • 1440 (1585, 1715, 1920, 2110) (2285, 2420, 2560, 2750) yards 1325 (1458, 1578, 1766, 1941) (2102, 2226, 2355, 2530) meters of fingering weight wool yarn

Gauge

  • 25 stitches & 38 rounds = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
  • 40 stitches & 42 rounds = 4”/10 cm in 1x1 Twisted Rib with Size B needle, after blocking

Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric)

  • One each 24”/60 cm and 32”/80 cm or longer circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 3.5 mm (US 4)

Size B (for Ribbing)

  • One 32”/80 cm circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 2.75 mm (US 2)

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Provisional Crochet Cast On
  • Short Rows: German Method
  • Whipstitch Tacking

Skill Level
3 out of 5: Intermediate