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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 ...

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Smokey Graphite Crewneck

from Marly Bird
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Smokey Graphite Crewneck
Smokey Graphite Crewneck
Smokey Graphite Crewneck
Smokey Graphite Crewneck
Smokey Graphite Crewneck
Smokey Graphite Crewneck

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl

Pattern Description:

Originally I knit this piece for a man but during a photo shoot the model put it on and declared that it was the perfect boyfriend sweater!

Try this classic sweater knit in the round. King Charles Brocade
adds a masculine texture to a raglan shape.

Bold, rich color coupled with the simple shape create a
sweater perfect for HIM OR HER!

Instructions come as written and charted.
Shown in size 45 1/2" chest on a 38" bust.


20 sts and 30 rows = 4" in Stockinette Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished chest: 371/2 (411/2, 451/2, 491/2, 531/2, 571/2, 611/2)" [95.5 (105.5, 115.5, 125.5, 136, 146, 156) cm] sample in 451/2" (105.5 cm) chest.


  • Yarn: Berocco "Vintage", 50% acrylic / 40% wool / 10% nylon; 217 yards; 3.5 oz (100 grams); 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11) hanks
  • Needles: Size US 7 (4.5 mm): Double pointed needles (dpns), 16" and 32" circulars. Or size to obtain correct gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch markers; stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle.