Cabled Yoke Pullover

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A top-down Quarry yoke patterned with large leaves makes a deeply satisfying knit and a cozy garment that will become a winter favorite. The cabled motif smoothly incorporates some of the yoke increases within the structure of the “veins,” so read the chart closely. Subtle details — unusual hem and cuff treatments combining rib and stockinette; tiny reversible cables carried up from the yoke design into the ribbed turtleneck at the center front — strike just the right notes. Tundra is designed to fall to the low hip, so choose a size that allows freedom of movement.


  • 1300 (1420, 1550, 1660, 1830, 1925) total yards of chunky weight wool yarn


  • 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 200 yards/100 grams)
  • Photographed in color Gypsum

Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.

  • 13½ stitches & 21 rounds = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
  • One 30-stitch repeat from chart measures 6¾” wide (between Rounds 22 and 44) with Size A needle, after blocking
  • Note: Correct length of the one-piece yoke is dependent upon achieving the stated round gauge.

Size A (for Main Fabric)

  • One each 24″ and 32″ circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 6½ mm (US 10½)

Size B (for Ribbing)

  • One 32″ circular needle and one set of DPNs*, two sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)

Size C (for Collar)

  • One 16″ circular needle and one set of DPNs*, three sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

*32″ circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g., Sleeves).

Finished dimensions
  • 39¾ (43¼, 46¾, 50¼, 54, 57½)” [101 (110, 118.5, 127.5, 137, 146) cm] circumference at bust
  • Intended Ease: + 5–6″ [12.5–15 cm]
  • Sample shown is size 39¾” [101 cm] with 5¾” [14.5 cm] ease on model

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern: 

  • Backward Loop Cast On
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