Breckenridge Sweater

Breckenridge Sweater Knitting Pattern

Breckenridge Sweater by Emma Welford in knitscene handmade 2016

The solid fibers of Beaverslide’s Dry Goods yarn provides a weighted layer for the winter. A cable and garter motif runs up the front and back of this handsome shawl-collar raglan.

Sizes 37½ (41¼, 45, 49, 53)” chest circumference; shown in size 41¼ “, modeled with 3¼ ” of positive ease

Yarn Beaverslide Dry Goods 3-Ply Heavy Fisherman Weight (100% merino; 160 yd [146 m]/113 g):

  • lichen frost, 10 (11, 13, 14, 15) skeins

Gauge 12. sts and 21 rnds = 4″ in St st; 13. sts and 23 rnds = 4 ” in cable patt


  • Size 10 (6 mm): 16″ and 32–47″ circular (cir) needles, depending on size you are making
  • Markers (m)
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • Four 1″ buttons

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The body and sleeves of this pullover are worked in the round from the bottom up to the yoke, then the pieces are joined for working the circular yoke. When working the yoke shaping, change to shorter circular needle when necessary.

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