Haubergeon Sweater by Emma Welford

Haubergeon Sweater

September 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
784 - 1372 yards (717 - 1255 m)
30¼ (34¾, 38¼, 41¾, 46¼, 49¾)" bust circumference; shown in size 34¾"
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The hem of this pullover is worked flat in two pieces, then the pieces are joined and the rest of body is worked in the round to the underarm. The sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up, then the body and sleeves are joined to work the yoke and saddle shoulders.

Difficulty Expert

Pullover shown measures 34.75”; modeled with .75” of positive ease.

Yarn The Fibre Co. Organik (70% organic merino, 15% baby alpaca, 15% silk): heather moorland, 8 (9, 10, 11, 13, 14) skeins. This yarn has been discontinued; a good substitute is The Fibre Co. Cumbria Worsted.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; cable needle; spare size 8 (5 mm) or smaller circular needle; tapestry needle.