Kumon

Complimentary with yarn purchase - see below

This pattern is complimentary with the purchase of 10 or more skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Arbor for this project.

Kumon is the perfect balance of mindless and mindful and familiar and exciting, encouraging the hands’ second nature by beginning with the well-known rib stitch before seamlessly flourishing into sumptuous half-brioche. Uncomplicated yet thoughtful in shape, this piece is a sure layer to reach for during the cool hours of a misty morning.

The garment in Arbor is worked flat in one piece from the bottom to the armholes, then back and fronts are worked separately to the shoulder. The front bands are picked up and knit after shoulders are seamed. The sleeves are knit flat and set in.

Skill Level 3 of 5

YARN

  • 10 (11, 12, 13, 14) skeins Brooklyn TweedArbor (100% American Targhee Wool; 145 yards/50 grams)

YARDAGE

  • 1375 (1495, 1645, 1765, 1915) total yards of DK weight wool yarn

GAUGE

  • 14 stitches & 34 rows = 4″ in Half-Brioche Stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Note: Gauge for this project changes considerably after blocking; please block your swatch prior to measuring to ensure correct sizing.

NEEDLES

Size A (for Main Fabric)

  • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing)

  • One 40″ circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

  • 40½ (44, 48½, 52, 56½)” [103 (112, 123, 132, 143.5) cm] circumference at bust, with fronts overlapped
  • Suggested Ease: +4–10″ [10–25 cm]
  • Shown in size 40½” [103 cm] with 8½” [21.5 cm] ease on model

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Sloped Bind Off
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