Azure Lake Sweater

Sweater Knitting PatternThe Azure Lake Sweater by Anne Podlesak is featured in Interweave Knits Fall 2016. The pattern can be purchased on its own or with the magazine.

This menswear pullover features classic circular yoke construction with stunning colorwork. The Azure Lake Sweater is made from the bottom up, and the gratifying colorwork is the cherry on top of this knitted sundae.

Skill Level Intermediate

Finished Size 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)” chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 44″; modeled with 4″ of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs Shetland (100% pure virgin wool; 217 yd [198 m]/1¾ oz
[50 g]): #08 hemlock (dark green; MC), 7 (8, 8, 10, 11) skeins; #27 cornflower (light blue; A), #56 jade (light green; B), and #40 topaz (red; C), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16″ and 36–48″ circular (cir), depending on size you are making, and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Notions Marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 24 sts and 39 rnds=4″in Stst with MC; 24 sts and 36rnds =4″ in charted patts.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.