By: Kathryn Folkerth
Hamiltonian is the perfect grown-up sweatshirt substitute inspired by my days lounging around my hometown in over-sized sweatshirts.
Choose your own adventure with this one - both written and charted instructions are included for either working in the round or for knitting flat and seaming. Knit it up (or switch it up) as your preference dictates.
XS (S, M)(L, XL)
With finished chest circumferences of
42 (49, 56)(63, 70)”
107 (124.5, 142)(160, 178) cm
Hamiltonian is meant to be worn with 10+” / 25.5+ cm of positive ease
The sample shown is shown in a size XS on a 34” bust.
Approximately 1200 (1450, 1740)(2000, 2145) yards / 1100 (1325, 1591)(1829, 1961) meters aran weight wool.
Sample shown in West Yorkshire Spinners Fleece Blue Faced Leicester Aran (100% Blue Faced Leicester & 182 yards / 166 meters per 100g) Colorway: Light Brown
Aran (8 wpi)
Needles and Notions:
US size 9 / 5.5 mm 32” / 81 cm circular needles, plus an extra needle of the same size for 3-needle bind off
1 stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle, waste yarn or holder.
8 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
1200 - 2145 yards (1097 - 1961 m)
Increasing, decreasing, cabling, short rows, picking up stitches.