Athena Pattern

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Athena Pattern

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • knitting in the round
  • cables
  • eyelets

Pattern Description:

Access your inner knitting goddess with eyelets and cables. Work the hat as a clever gauge swatch then follow instructions for a segmented finish that turns it into a cool slouchy hat. Dramatic decreases create undulating trim at the hem, cuffs, and neckline of the sweater as the trim rolls toward triple center cables flanked by subtle clusters of eyelets. Clear instructions will lead you through a gracefully classic pullover, aptly named for the "gray-eyed goddess" Athena.

Gauge:

4.75 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 19 sts/4" and 32 rows/4" in Sweet Violets
8.5 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 34 sts/4" and 32 rows/4" in Center Cable

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Hat: S (M) (L)
  • Hat finished circumference: 18 (20) (22)"
  • Pullover: XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
  • Pullover finished length: 20.5 (21) (21.5) (22.25) (23)"
  • Pullover finished circumference: 33.625 (36.875) (39.5) (44.5) (47.875)"

Materials:

  • Rimu DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 40% possum, 50g/140 yds (128m) OR Kauri DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 30% possum, 10% silk, 50g/140 yds (128m)
  • Hat: 2 skeins (1 each color) or 2 skeins of a single color
  • Pullover: 6 (7) (8) (9) (10) skeins
  • Size 4(3.5mm) circular ndls and 16" circular ndls OR size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • cable needle (optional)
  • stitch holders or waste yarn
  • extra needles for 3-needle BO

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rimu DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 40% possum, 50g/140 yds (128m) OR Kauri DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 30% possum, 10% silk, 50g/140 yds (128m)

Colorway:

Toto Red (Rimu)

About Designer

About Designer

Jill Wolcott on craftsy.com

I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and technique.


Jill Wolcott Knits® patterns are very complete--I strive to create a complete and clear guide to a completed project and leave little room for interpretation. When a pattern ...

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