Culm by Fiona Alice


June 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Moss Stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1280 - 2570 yards (1170 - 2350 m)
42½" (46½, 50¼, 54, 58¼, 62¼)" [108 (118, 127.5, 137, 148.5, 158) cm] circumference at chest
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $13.00 USD
buy it now or visit pattern website
Errata available:

Save $1 when you purchase this pattern on, where you’ll find our knitting resource pages, video tutorials, and pattern support portal. All patterns purchased on our website can be added to your Ravelry library. Join our crafting community: sign up for our newsletter for the latest in Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns, knitting tips, subscriber exclusives, and even more woolly goodness!

Simple details like a doubled collar, split center hem, and decorative eyelets at the shoulders, hem, and cuffs make the Culm pullover a garment that is as polished and shapely as it is a pleasure to wear. The dolman sleeves, nipped waist and drop shoulders create a subtly vintage silhouette. The body and twist of Peerie yarn lends even more depth to the all-over moss stitch and panel of crisp twisted ribbing.



The hem is worked flat, then joined to continue working circularly to the armholes, and then the front and back are worked separately to the shoulders. Shoulders are joined together and then stitches are picked up for the sleeves, which are worked circularly to the cuff. The collar is picked up and worked circularly, then folded over and sewn into place.

Finished Dimensions

  • 42½“ (46½, 50¼, 54, 58¼, 62¼)” [108 (118, 127.5, 137, 148.5, 158) cm] circumference at chest
  • Peerie sample shown is size 46½“ [118 cm] with 14½” [37 cm] positive ease on model
  • Tones Light sample shown in size 46½“ [118 cm] with 14½” [37 cm] of ease on model

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


  • 7 (7, 9, 10, 11, 13) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Peerie (100% American Merino Wool; 210 yards/50 grams)
  • Note: The second size takes almost exactly 7 skeins. You may wish to consider purchasing an extra skein due to variations in individual work.
  • Photographed in Peerie color Burnished

Potential yarn substitutes include Tones Light. Note that put-ups (yardage per skein) may be different for alternate yarn lines, so check your total yardage for your size.

  • Photographed in Tones Light color Hollyhock Undertone


  • 1280 (1470, 1690, 1945, 2235, 2570) total yards of fingering weight wool yarn


  • 25 stitches & 36 rounds = 4” in Moss Stitch with Size A needle, after blocking


Size A (for Main Fabric)

  • One 32” circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 3.25 mm (US 3)

Size B (for Ribbing)

  • One each 16” and 32” circular needles and one set of DPNs*, one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 2.75 mm (US 2)

*32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g. sleeves).

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

  • Backward Loop Cast On
  • Joinery Bind Off
  • Whipstitch Tacking

Skill Level

Intermediate: 3 out of 5