In the Tweeds by Tif Neilan - tif handknits -

In the Tweeds

by Tif Neilan - tif handknits -
Knitting
April 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in body texture
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
740 - 1600 yards (677 - 1463 m)
adult xs - adult 2x
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In the Tweeds is a boxy pullover featuring a wide neck and a fun play on texture. The top is designed to be slightly cropped in length with a relaxed fit in the body and sleeves. The kind of cozy sweater you could layer over a dress, or wear with a pair of high wasted pants or a maxi skirt. Have fun with & make it your own. Grab your favorite tweed yarn and give it a go!

Sizes included in this pattern: Adult XS (S, M, L, Xl, 2X)

Sizing information listed is for the finished (and blocked) piece.
Positive ease is already built in. Choose the size you want based on the amount of positive ease you’d like

Finished bust circumference (to fit with 4-8” positive ease)
34” (38”, 43”, 47”, 52”, 57” )
Collar circumference: approx 20” (22.5”, 25”, 28”, 31.5”, 34.5” )
Sleeve circumference before decreases: 10.5” (11.75, 13, 14.25, 16.75, 18” )

Gauge Info:
Collar texture & sleeve cuffs 18 sts / 22 rows per 4”
Sweater Body (front) 17 sts / 24 rows per 4”
Stockinette (sleeves) 19 sts / 24 rows per 4”

Needles and Notions

Size US 7 needle ( 4.5mm) or size needed to get gauge

Size US 8 needle (5.0mm) or size needed to get gauge
Cord lengths: 16” or 24” circular for collar
32” or 40” circular for body (based on size knitting)

Note: the longer length cords can also be used for the sleeves to do magic loop method instead of dpns.

  • Double pointed needles for sleeves if prefer not to use magic loop method
  • Distinct beginning of round stitch marker plus 3 additional stitch markers
  • Waste yarn to hold sleeve sts and body stitched for working bottom hem
  • Darning needle to weave in ends

Yarn Requirements (UPDATED 6.18.19)

Yardage amounts (3/4) sleeve

Color 1: 300 (340, 390, 440, 480, 520) yds fingering weight tweed (to hold doubled)
OR 150 (170, 195, 220, 240, 260) yds tweed dk

Color 2: 160 (180, 190, 200, 230, 240) yds fingering weight tweed (to hold doubled)
OR 80 (90, 95, 100, 110, 120) yds tweed dk

Color 3 (Main) 510 (575, 640, 760, 820, 900) yds solid or tonal dk

Yardage amounts (long) sleeve

NOTE: yardage for long sleeve version also allows for a longer length body (vs. a slightly cropped)

Color 1: 380 (460, 510, 550, 590, 660) yds fingering weight tweed (to hold doubled)
OR 190 (230, 255, 275, 295, 330) yds tweed dk

Color 2: 160 (180, 190, 200, 230, 240) yds fingering weight tweed (to hold doubled)
OR 80 (90, 95, 100, 110, 120) yds tweed dk

Color 3 (Main) 645 (730, 820, 940, 1020, 1120) yds solid or tonal dk