Oliver by Petitchoufleur

Oliver

Knitting
March 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Double Moss Stitch on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1479 - 2033 yards (1352 - 1859 m)
36(40, 44, 48, 52)in/91.5(101.5, 111.5, 122, 132)cm
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The Oliver jumper is beautifully textured and worked in the round. The 100% wool yarn is a dream – North Massam Jarol Aran, born, bred and spun in Yorkshire. It makes this a soft and warm alternative to a winter jacket and, being wool, it will even keep you dry on a wet day! Perfect for a walk in the woods.

Embracing an organic Staghorn cable which continues into its beautifully edged hood (no seams or picked up sts), the seamlessly shaped saddle shoulders carry the staghorn cable easily up the arms. Because I think jumpers should have options, this one has plenty. Mix and match to make your perfect version.

  • Don’t like pullovers? Knit the zipper cardigan version.
  • Want some pockets? There are some interesting pockets with unusual diagonal construction that you can easily add – either a full pouch pocket as most hoodies have, or individual side pockets for your cardigan version.
  • Don’t like hoods? Try it with the collar.

Want a women’s version of this? Check out Olivia!

To Fit: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)in / 91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122, 132)cm
2-4in/5-10cm positive ease recommended.
Model wears 52in with 4in positive ease. The orange version gives a preview of the women’s version of the jumper and shows the collar and zippered versions.

Yarn: Jarol British Aran, shade 3 (100% Masham, Yorkshire spun – 100g/185yds (170m)): 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) balls
Additional Yarn Amounts for Options:
For Hood: add an extra 334 yds (308m)
For Collar: add an extra 18 yds (16m)
For Pocket(s): add an extra 68 yds (62m)
For Cardigan i-cords: add an extra 8 yds (7m)

Needles:
4.5mm/US7 80cm/32in circular needle
4.5mm/US7 needles for working sleeves in the round
4mm/US6 80cm/32in circular needle
4mm/US6 needles for working sleeves in the round
4mm/US6 double-pointed needles (2)
11 stitch markers (one of alternative colour for COR marker)
8 locking st markers (4 each in different colours)

Notions – Cardigan Version only:
Open-ended Zipper – to match the length of your jumper
(including collar)
Sewing thread in colour to match wool/needle

Gauge:
21 sts and 27 rows per 4 in/10cm in Double Moss Stitch
pattern using US7/4.5mm needles after blocking