Hatcher by Julie Hoover

Hatcher

Knitting
October 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using Needle A, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
885 - 2210 yards (809 - 2021 m)
36½ (39½, 42¾, 45¾, 48¾, 51¾, 54¾, 58, 61, 64)" / 92.5 (100.5, 108.5, 116, 124, 131.5, 139, 147.5, 155, 162.5) cm finished bust circumference
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A chic, elongated cable motif adorns the front and back of this tailored pullover. With an easy to wear A-line shape, this sweater can be worn alone or layered over another shirt for additional warmth. Knit in a luxurious blend of cashmere and merino wool, Hatcher is sure to be a favorite.

Note: Written and charted instructions are included for the cable pattern, and the pattern includes options for short, ¾- and full-length sleeves.

Size
36½ (39½, 42¾, 45¾, 48¾, 51¾, 54¾, 58, 61, 64)“ / 92.5 (100.5, 108.5, 116, 124, 131.5, 139, 147.5, 155, 162.5) cm finished bust circumference

Model wearing size 39½“ / 100.5 cm with +5½” / 14 cm ease

Yarn
North Light Fibers Water Street DK
40% Cashmere 60% Super Fine Merino
165 yards / 151 meters per 2 oz / 56.8 g skein

Option 1: Short Sleeves
6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11, 12) skeins
885 (970, 1125, 1205, 1350, 1445, 1550, 1700, 1815, 1915) yards / 805 (885, 1025, 1095, 1230, 1315, 1410, 1545, 1660, 1745) meters

Option 2: Three-Quarter Length Sleeves
7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13) skeins
1015 (1115, 1265, 1355, 1505, 1610, 1715, 1875, 1995, 2100) yards / 925 (1015, 1155, 1235, 1370, 1470, 1565, 1710, 1820, 1915) meters

Option 3: Full Length Sleeves
7 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins
1105 (1215, 1375, 1470, 1625, 1740, 1830, 1990, 2110, 2210) yards / 1010 (1110, 1255, 1340, 1480, 1585, 1670, 1815, 1925, 2015) meters

Samples shown in colors Driftwood and Pussy Willow

Finished Gauge
21 stitches & 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch using Needle A, after blocking

Needle A
One 32–40” / 80–100 cm circular needle and one set of DPNs (or 32–40” / 80–100 cm circular if using Magic Loop Method)
US 7 / 4.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B (for ribbing)
One each 16” / 40 cm and 32–40” / 80–100 cm circular needles and one set of DPNs (or 32–40” / 80–100 cm circular if using Magic Loop Method) one size smaller than Needle A
US 6 / 4 mm

Needle C (for collar)
One 16” / 40 cm circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
US 5 / 3.75 mm

Other Materials
Stitch markers in two colors, Cable Needle (CN), stitch holders or waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, blocking wires & T-pins (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5