I spent most of this summer trying to go camping in the woods of Ontario. Weekend after weekend, some disaster would get in the way. Instead, I worked on this design, inspired equally by the waves of a lake and the bark of tall pines.
The name Pinery comes from a special place on the eastern shores of Lake Huron. Pinery Provincial Park is one of Ontario’s gems, and one of the last remaining places to see not only pines, but Oak Savannas and rolling dunes.
XS[S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X]
33[36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51] inch chest
Because of the nature of the sweater, it can be worn with either 3-4 inches of positive ease for a relaxed fit as shown, or more closely for a sleeker fit. The choice is yours!
18 sts and 24 rows to 4 inches using US 6 / 4 mm needles in stockinette stitch after blocking
1000[1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600] yards aran weight yarn
Shown in Plymouth Galway, Color 701
US 6 / 4mm circular needle, 24”
US 6 / 4mm needles, 16” circular or set of dpns
stitch holders or scrap yarn
cable needle (optional)
This sweater can be worn with either side facing for a unique look. For this reason, provisional cast ons are recommended at the underarms. Not into the reversible look? You can substitute with a regular cast on, such as backwards loop, and have a small seam on the inside of your sweater.
Throughout the pattern, any shaping, as for the raglans or waist edges, is recommended to be completed on an even round. This is to help keep track of what you’re working on; cable twists are only performed on odd numbered rounds. If you prefer it the other way, it’s no problem, just work all shaping on the same rounds.
For the size M only:
When splitting the sleeves from the body at the end of the yoke, you should be casting on a total of 10 sts for the underarm. Then, when working the sleeves, you’ll begin with a total of 60 sts and decrease a total of 6 times to end up with 48 sts.