Cobblestone was designed and knit on a trip to Dublin that I made in the Winter of 2006. I was inspired by the rustic textures of the city’s streets and buildings. The sweater is named after a local bar where I enjoyed traditional Irish music played live on a small wooden stage next to the bar. The design originally appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of Interweave Knits magazine. This garment is knit in-the-round, without seams, from the bottom up. All yoke shaping is contained within five decrease ‘rings’ spaced evenly over total depth. Two sets of short-rows are worked within the yoke — one set at the base and another just before the collar. These short-rows serve to raise the back neck for a more comfortable fit.
- Approximately 1210 (1320, 1540, 1760, 1870) yards of worsted weight wool
- 18 stitches & 29 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
- One 32” circular needle and one set of DPNs in size needed to obtain gauge
- Suggested size: US 8/5 mm
- 39.5 (43.5, 47.5, 51.5, 55.75)” finished garment at chest