Smokey Graphite Crewneck

from Marly Bird

Smokey Graphite Crewneck Pattern


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Knitting: Smokey Graphite Crewneck
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

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.

About Designer

About Designer

Marly Bird on

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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