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Abbeyhill

Meet your new favourite sweater for autumn. Deeply textured cables and a swingy, slightly cropped shape that you’ll love layering over… just about everything, whether it’s pjs on long weekend mornings, or a maxi-dress or dramatic trousers when you finally decide to get dressed.

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Abbeyhill is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly, with a fun cable pattern followed by plenty of soothing stockinette. The spoke yoke is borrowed from a beloved ready to wear sweater, and features feathered decreases for a subtle design detail, that’s also intuitive to knit and sits just-right around your shoulders. 


Sport weight yarn with good elasticity, wool or wool blends are ideal.
Shown in Tukuwool Sock (80% Finnish wool, 20% nylon, 175 yds / 160m, 50g).

22 sts & 28 rounds = 4” /10 cm in st st in the round on larger needles

Needle A: US 6 / 4mm 24” / 60cm or longer circular needle.
Needle B: US 6 / 4mm dpns or circular(s) for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd. Needle C: US 4 / 3.5mm dpns or circular(s) for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.


Skills for knitting this project

  • knitting, purling
  • working in the round
  • working flat
  • working small circumferences in the round
  • cabling (using a chart or written directions)
  • lifted increases
  • kfb increases
  • k2tog decreases
  • ssk decreases
  • short rows
  • three-needle bind-off

Optional Techniques


Pattern formats

The pattern includes the following versions:
  • 3 column format pdf designed to be printed on A4 or letter paper
  • mobile format pdf optimised for viewing on small devices
  • low vision pdf format designed to be printed on A4 or letter paper

Supplies

Yarn

Sport weight yarn with good elasticity, wool or wool blends are ideal.

Shown in Tukuwool Sock (80% Finnish wool, 20% nylon, 175 yds / 160m, 50g). Shown in Repo and Ruura.

1075[1180, 1325, 1425, 1575] (1790, 1920, 2055, 2215) [2390, 2555, 2690] yds / 985[1080, 1210, 1305, 1440] (1635, 1755, 1880, 2025) [2185, 2335, 2460]m

Skeins of Tukuwool Sock

7[7, 8, 9, 9] (11, 11, 12, 13) [14, 15, 16]

Make casting on simple with a kit.

Needles and notions

Scrap yarn, stich markers Use different colours or styles of markers, which will be referred to as markers A, B and C. Neither should be the same as the EOR marker. 1 EOR, 4 A markers, 2 C markers for all sizes.

B markers

Sizes 1–4: 8 markers
Sizes 5–9: 10 markers
Sizes 10–12: 14 markers

Yarn quantities

Tukuwool Sock kit

Sizes 1 – 2 3 4 – 5 6 – 7 8 9 10 11 12
no. of skeins 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16

Finull PT2 kit

Size 1 2 – 3 4 5 6 – 7 8 9 10 11 – 12
no. of balls 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

 

"I will be knitting this sweater again in a full length version!!  I am going to wear this one all the time once the cooler weather hits!!"

- Beth


Sizing

Abbeyhill includes 12 sizes, from 34½” to 72½” finished chest circumference.
1[2, 3, 4, 5] (6, 7, 8, 9) [10, 11, 12] 34½[38, 41½, 45, 48¼] (51¾, 55¼, 58¾, 62¼) [65¾, 69, 72½]” / 86.5[95, 103.5, 112.5, 121] (129.5, 138, 147, 155.5) [164, 172.5, 181.5]cm finished chest circumference.
Shown in size 3 with 7” / 17.5cm of positive ease. Shown in size 5 with 5” / 12.5cm of positive ease. Refer to schematic for full garment measurements. Choose a size with between 4” / 10cm and 8” / 20cm of positive ease at the chest.

Finished Garment Measurements

size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
inches                        
Chest 34 1/2 38 41 1/2 45 48 1/4 51 3/4 55 1/4 58 3/4 62 1/4 65 3/4 69 72 1/2
Body length 10 1/2 10 3/4 11 11 1/4 11 1/2 11 3/4 12 12 1/4 12 1/2 12 3/4 13 13 1/4
Upper arm 11 3/4 12 1/4 13 1/2 14 1/4 15 1/4 16 16 3/4 17 3/4 18 1/2 19 3/4 20 1/4 21
Cuff 8 3/4 9 1/2 9 1/2 10 1/4 10 1/4 10 1/4 11 11 11 3/4 11 3/4 12 1/4 12 1/4
Sleeve length 15 15 1/4 15 3/4 15 3/4 16 16 1/4 16 1/2 16 3/4 17 17 1/4 17 3/4 17 3/4
Back yoke depth 8 8 1/4 8 3/4 9 1/4 9 1/2 9 3/4 10 10 1/4 10 1/2 10 3/4 11 1/4 11 1/2
Neck circumference 16 3/4 17 1/2 18 1/4 19 20 20 3/4 21 1/2 22 1/4 23 23 3/4 24 1/2 25 1/4
cm                        
Chest 86.5 95 103.5 112.5 121 129.5 138 147 155.5 164 172.5 181.5
Body length 26.5 27 27.5 28 29 29.5 30 30.5 31.5 32 32.5 33
Upper arm 29 31 33.5 35.5 38 40 42 44.5 46.5 49 51 52.5
Cuff 22 23.5 23.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 27.5 27.5 29 29 31 31
Sleeve length 37.5 38.5 39 39 40 40.5 41.5 42 42.5 43.5 44 44
Back yoke depth 20 20.5 22 23 23.5 24.5 25 25.5 26.5 27 28 28.5
Neck circumference 42 44 46 48 49.5 51.5 53.5 55.5 57.5 59.5 61.5 63.5

Version information

Abbeyhill_print_v.1.1.pdf

Also available to download on Ravelry (use the "add to ravelry library" button after checkout):

Abbeyhill_low_vision_v1.1 This version includes a single column of larger text which meets low vision accessibility standards on a computer.
Abbeyhill_mobile_v1.1 This version includes a single column of larger text which is easier to work from on a phone.

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