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With optional front pockets and a roomy reverse stockinette stitch yoke, the cozy Cilfor sweater is made for everyday wear. Two variations in sleeve length and separate instructions for either a classic pullover or a longer tunic make Gudrun Johnston’s Cilfor a no-frills classic with endless possibilities. Knit in tweedy Shelter, Brooklyn Tweed considers this pattern a level 3 out of 5 in difficulty and offers it as a hard copy only. For more information about materials, gauge, and size, please click Product Details, above.

Product Details
MATERIALS
  • Long Sleeve Pullover version: 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed’s Shelter, shown here in color Yellowstone; or 1195 (1315, 1450, 1610, 1755, 1880) total yards of worsted weight yarn

  • Short Sleeve Pullover version: 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed’s Shelter, shown here in color Pumice; or 1085 (1185, 1320, 1465, 1610, 1725) total yards of worsted weight yarn

  • Long Sleeve Tunic version: 10 (11, 12, 14, 15, 16) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed’s Shelter; or 1370 (1500, 1655, 1830, 1990, 2130) total yards of worsted weight yarn

  • Short Sleeve Tunic version: 10 (10, 11, 13, 14, 15) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed’s Shelter, shown here in color Pumice; or 1265 (1375, 1520, 1685, 1840, 1975) total yards of worsted weight yarn

  • (Please Note: Yarn amounts are sufficient to make garment with or without pockets.)

  • US 7 (4.5 mm), 16-inch and 32-inch circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge 

  • A set of US 7 double pointed needles, or same size as gauge needles

  • US 6 (4 mm), 16-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch circular needles, or one size smaller than gauge needles, for hemmed facing and neck

  • A set of US 6 double pointed needles, or one size smaller than gauge needles, for hemmed facing and neck

 

GAUGE

19 stitches and 28 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch pattern with gauge needles, after blocking

 

SIZES

35¼ (38¾, 43, 47¼, 51¼, 54¾)-inch [89.5 (98.5, 109, 120, 130, 139) cm] chest circumference, with an intended ease of +4-5 inches [10–12.5 cm]