The Weekender Light by Andrea Mowry

The Weekender Light

June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Measured over stockinette stitch knit in the round on larger needle, after blocking.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1182 - 2750 yards (1081 - 2515 m)
0 (1, 2, 3)(4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9)
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The Weekender, originally designed for worsted weight yarn and released a few years ago, is my most popular pattern to date and it may not surprise you that a lighter weight version has been the most frequent request in my inbox! While these 2 patterns are very similar, The Weekender Light has been adjusted for its very different gauge and with a larger range of size options! The Weekender Light is available in 10 sizes, is knit up in fingering weight yarn and has a few adjustments that I hope will result in another favorite sweater for your handknit wardrobe!

This sweater is knit from the bottom up in the round until the yoke. The yoke is knit flat and then joined at the shoulders with a 3 needle bind off. Sleeves are picked up and knit down from the body for a completely seamless sweater!

0 (1, 2, 3)(4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9)

36 (40, 44, 48)(52, 56, 60)(64, 68, 72)”
91.5 (101.5, 112, 122)(132, 142, 152.5)(162.5, 173, 183) cm
Intended to be worn with approx. 10”/25.5 cm positive ease. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number.
-Sample shown in size 2 with approx. 10”/25.5 cm positive ease.

These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fiber content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.

Fingering Weight
215 (245, 270, 300)(335, 370, 405)(435, 470, 500) g
1182 (1347, 1485, 1650)(1843, 2035, 2228)(2393, 2585, 2750) yds
1082 (1233, 1358, 1509)(1685, 1861, 2037)(2188, 2364, 2515) m

Brooklyn Tweed- Loft 100% American Targhee-Columbia wool (50 g/275 yds/250 m)
5 (5, 6, 6)(7, 8, 9)(9, 10, 10)skeins Faded Quilt

Main Fabric: US 4/3.5 mm - 32-40”/80-100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)

Sleeve Fabric (Optional, if needed): US 5/3.75 mm - Preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)

Ribbing: US 2/2.75 mm - 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting for cuffs and collar.

(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge, going down two US sizes for the ribbing.)

Stitch markers (4), tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn

24 sts & 38 rows = 4”/10 cm on largest needle.
Measured over stockinette stitch in the round using the Main Fabric needle, after blocking.

Tubular cast on
Slipping stitches
Knitting flat
Knitting in the round
Short rows
Three needle bind off
Picking up stitches
Tubular bind off

The Weekender Light is also available in Korean and Finnish! The Finnish translation was provided by TuyaKnits!