Henley With a Twist

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Henley With a Twist Pattern


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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increasing/decreasing, seaming, buttonholes

Pattern Description:

A slim-fitting three-season cable and lace henley in nine sizes (XXS, XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X). The design features set-in sleeves, jewel neck, center front placket with close-set buttons, and inset body shaping. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.


25 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked), using larger needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 29.5 (33, 36.5, 40, 43.5, 47, 50.5, 53.5, 57) inches/75(84, 93, 102, 110, 119, 128, 136, 145) cm in circumference around chest, buttoned and slightly stretched, to fit with 0-4 inches of ease


  • 1150 (1350, 1550, 1750, 1950, 2150, 2400, 2650, 2900) yds/1050 (1250, 1450, 1600, 1800, 1950, 2200, 2450, 2650) m of any soft fingering/sport yarn that knits to the pattern gauge
  • size 4US (3.5 mm) needle for body (or size to obtain correct gauge)
  • size 2US (2.75 mm) needle for trims (or two sizes smaller than body needle)

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle size 4US (3.5 mm) or smaller

Suggested yarn:

2900 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitting Notions Classic Merino Superwash Sport

About Designer

About Designer

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I am the owner of Knitspot - knitting patterns, clubs, and artisan yarns. I am a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, and began designing clothing, knitwear and accessories during the 1970s. I teach and write about knitting, spinning, and designing at my blog, Knitspot. I live and work in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too.

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