Posted on | December 8, 2011 | 4 Comments
Because I spent the last year or so, elbow deep in work on my book, it feels like it’s been forever since I’ve released a pattern. I am so happy to finally do that with a design I did way back in May for the Fibre Space’s Indie Indulgence Club.
This fun pullover is worked in Tosh Merino DK (a rounded single ply yarn dyed in Madelinetosh’s gorgeous, glazed color palette) and combines two of my favorite designs elements — henley plackets and hoods. The placket with cable and garter stitch flourishes is closed with rustic wooden buttons, amping up the garment’s versatility. The generous hood is trimmed in the same cables that dot the placket while deep garter sleeve cuffs and body side slits are just the right details. Worked in the round up to the placket and back and forth thereafter, the Carlmont Hoodie requires minimal seaming. Sleeves are picked up and worked from the top down, making it easy to adjust their length to suit your tastes. More detailed specs and photos taken by the talented Parikha Mehta are below. I hope people like my latest offering.
Finished Size: 32½ (35½, 37¼, 39½, 41¼, 43½, 47½, 51½)” to fit bust sizes 31 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 46, 50)” with a suggested ease of 1 to 2”. Sample measures 35½”.
Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino DK (100% superwash merino wool; 225 yards, 100 grams): Gilded, 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, skeins.
Needles: Size 6 and Size 7 32” circular needles.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; spare US 7 needle for 3-needle BO; Size H crochet hook; tapestry needle; 10 (10, 10, 11, 11, 11, 11) 1/2” buttons; sewing needle and matching thread.
Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st.