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Lennon Kit

£74.00£111.00

Designed by Jennifer Owens, this enchanting top-down circular yoke sweater is a harmony of texture and sophistication. Featuring an undulating lace pattern on the yoke, punctuated by delicate lines of small circular cables, these two stitch patterns create an engaging and enjoyable knitting experience. The Lennon sweater is entirely seamless with a stockinette stitch body and pretty lace details at the sleeve cuffs. Whether you're a seasoned knitter or a beginner, comprehensive instructions in both chart and written formats make this project ...

Designed by Jennifer Owens, this enchanting top-down circular yoke sweater is a harmony of texture and sophistication. Featuring an undulating lace pattern on the yoke, punctuated by delicate lines of small circular cables, these two stitch patterns create an engaging and enjoyable knitting experience. The Lennon sweater is entirely seamless with a stockinette stitch body and pretty lace details at the sleeve cuffs. Whether you’re a seasoned knitter or a beginner, comprehensive instructions in both chart and written formats make this project accessible to all.

The Lennon sweater is knitted in Cumbria Fingering, a lustrous yarn blend made of Merino wool, Masham wool, and mohair that ensures warmth, softness, and durabilityโ€”all essential qualities for a cozy yet stylish garment. Its fingering weight and excellent stitch definition perfectly showcase the intricate lace and cable details, elevating the sweater’s overall texture and visual appeal.

Kit contains:

Please note: the pattern is not included in this kit. You can purchase the Lennon pattern here.

Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (60% Merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair, 300 m (328 yd) per 100 g hank)ย  in shade Blencathra โ€“ 4 (4, 4, 5) (5, 6, 6, 6) hanks.

Colors:

Photographs show the sweater in the shade Blencathra. Choose from any shade of Cumbria Fingering as shown above.

Sizes and measurements:

1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7, 8)
It is recommended that you choose a size that is your actual chest size with 5โ€“15 cm (2โ€“6 in) added for positive ease, depending on your preference.

Finished chest circumference (at underarm): 81 (92, 101.5, 112) (122, 132, 141, 147.5) cm [32 (36 ยผ, 40, 44) (48, 52, 55 ยฝ, 58) in]
Finished length (at center back): 57 (59, 59, 61) (61, 62, 62, 62) cm [22 ยฝ (23 ยผ, 23 ยผ, 24) (24, 24 ยฝ, 24 ยฝ, 24 ยฝ) in]

Photographs show the garment knit in Size 2 on a model with a chest circumference of 86.5 cm (34 in) with 6 cm (2.25 in) of positive ease.

Needles and notions required:

  • 3.75 mm (US 5) 40.5 cm (16 in) and 61 cm (24 in) (or longer) circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • 3.75 mm (US 5) DPNs (or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the round)
  • 3.5 mm (US 4) 40.5 cm (16 in) and 61 cm (24 in) (or longer) circular needles
  • 3.5 mm (US 4) DPNs (or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd) or needles one size smaller than the main needle
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders
  • Scrap yarn

Techniques used:

  • Lace
  • Cables
  • German Short Rows

Notes:

This is an advanced beginner pattern and includes both written instructions and charts.

You can purchase items in this kit separately: Lennon pattern, Cumbria Fingering,ย and Project Bagย from The Fibre Co.

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