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Red Herring Knits is the culmination of the idea that when a knitter creates a sweater or other knit design, the tangible process involving yarn and needles is a diversion from what is actually ...

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Avril Sweater

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Pattern Description:

-An oversized boyfriend sweater featuring a boat neckline, a lace front panel with slimming moss stitch borders (all sizes except size Small), lace accents on extra long sleeves, and infinite warmth on crisp autumn days.

-As an unexpected bonus, the ribbed texture of the lace makes it easy to roll up the sleeves when your hands are warm.

-Bulky yarn and large needles make this sweater a quick knit, while the large textures create interest and balance the oversize sweater.

-A-line shaping is executed by inserting a decorative gusset on the front and back.

Finished Measurements:
-Small: 41" Bust, 45" Hip
-Medium: 46" Bust, 50" Hip
-Large: 51" Bust, 55" Hip
-XL/1X: 56" Bust, 60" Hip

-If there are any questions, please leave a comment or message me and I will be happy to answer you to the best of my ability.

The plus size version of this pattern containing sizes 2X and 3X is also available.


14 sts and 19 rows = 4" in Frost Flower Lace Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small: 32-34" Bust
  • Medium: 36-38" Bust
  • Large: 40-42" Bust
  • Extra Large: 44-46" Bust

Suggested yarn:

1295 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Homespun