The arresting, Icelandic-inspired Spearheads sweater from Brooklyn Tweed’s Jared Flood is a warm, quick knit with endless colorplay possibilities. The bold yoke of interlacing chevrons looks striking on anyone’s shoulders, suitable and customizable for both women and men. Designed for a chunky-weight yarn, this sweater will fly off your needles and onto you (or a lucky loved one) in time to fend off the chill.
This pattern is 20 pages filled with meticulous and informative detail, including clear text and easy-to-read schematics. A special techniques guide and abbreviation glossary are also included.
FINISHED CHEST SIZES
Women's: 34¼, (38¾, 43½, 48, 52½)";
Men's: 40, (44½, 49¼, 53¾, 58¼)";
Suggested ease for both women and men is +4-5".
Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (200 yds/181m each);
Women's version: main color (MC): 5, (6, 7, 7, 8) and 1 skein contrast color (CC) all sizes.
Men's version: main color (MC): 6, (7, 8, 8, 9) and 1 skein contrast color (CC) all sizes.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 10½ (6.5mm) 32" and 16" circular needles and set of DPNs, or size to obtain gauge.
US 8 (5mm) 32" and 16" circular needles and set of DPNs for ribbing, or 3 sizes smaller than gauge needles.
US 11 (8mm) 32" and 16" circular needles, or one size larger than gauge needle for stranded colorwork.
US 7 (4.5mm) 32" circular needle and set of DPNs for optional tubular cast on.
Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, cable needle if working 2x2 Tubular Cast On, darning needle.
14 sts/21 rounds = 4"/10cm in single color stockinette stitch with 10½ (6.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge.
14 sts/14 rounds = 4"/10cm in stranded colorwork pattern with US 11 (8mm) needles or size to obtain gauge.
The Free Adaptation
Printed Spearheads pattern. (Requires shipping.)