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A lace yoked pullover by Isabell Kraemer
Wool People Vol. 12
Printed pattern, 20 pages

From Brooklyn Tweed: Adelaide is an endearing pullover worked in springy Vale that wears both softly and crisply. Carrying on its yoke the nostalgic and innocent charm of collecting acorns in the woods or sand dollar shells by the shore, this is a piece that encourages a certain lightness — of the heart, of the spirit, and of the mind.

This pullover is worked circularly from the top down and separated at the underarms, then the body is worked to the hem. Sleeve stitches are picked up and worked circularly to the cuffs, with instructions included for both long-sleeves and short-sleeves. German Short Rows are used to shape the yoke; the lace motif is worked from charts only.

Brooklyn Tweed Vale (100% American Rambouillet wool; 450 yards/50 grams)
Short Sleeved Version: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins - photographed in color Norway
Long Sleeved Version: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins - photographed in color Nocturne

Short Sleeved Version: 1025 (1120, 1240, 1415, 1520, 1620) total yards of laceweight wool yarn
Long Sleeved Version: 1435 (1565, 1735, 1950, 2125, 2265) total yards of laceweight wool yarn

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

26 stitches & 39 rounds = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
26 stitches & 39 rounds = 4″ in Yoke Chart pattern with Size B needle(s), after blocking

Note: Be sure to swatch both stitch patterns to ensure proper sizing.

38¼ (41¾, 46¼, 50½, 54¼, 57¾)” [97 (106, 117.5, 128.5, 138, 146.5) cm] circumference at bust
Intended Ease: +6–8″ [15–20.5 cm]
Samples shown are size 41¾” [106 cm] with 9¾” [25 cm] ease on model

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

  • 1×1 Tubular Cast On
  • Short Rows: German Method
  • Cabled Cast On
  • 2×2 Tubular Bind Off
  • 1×1 Tubular Bind Off
  • Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)

Photos courtesy of Jared Flood/Brooklyn Tweed.