Nottingham Sweater

from Marly Bird

Nottingham Sweater Pattern


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Knitting: Nottingham Sweater
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Simple Cables
  • Cast on
  • Bind off

Pattern Description:

Simple cables and a softly heathered yarn combine to create a casual sweater the man in your life will love wearing. The simple collar and inset zipper add to the cozy feel for a sweater that will keep him stylish and warm. Perfect for men and women both!


20 sts (2 pattern repeats) = 41/2" and 27 rows = 4" in Cable Pattern with larger needle. This is a BLOCKED GAUGE! Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest Sizes: 37 (411/2, 46, 501/2, 55, 591/2, 64, 681/2)" [94 (105.5, 117, 128.5, 139.5, 151, 162.5, 174) cm] Shown in size 46" [117 cm]


  • Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery, "Wonderfully Wooly" (100% New England Wool; 250 yds, 4 oz/113g) MC: 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) hanks (green) CC: 1 hank (brown)

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 28" separating zipper, matching sewing thread, sewing needle.
  • Needles: Sizes US 6 and 7 (4 and 4.5 mm): straight, or size needed to obtain gauge.

About Designer

About Designer

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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She's creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011). You've seen her designs in Knit Simple, Interweave ...

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