Soquel by Meghan Babin is a handsome and comfortable henley-style pullover equally at home in an office or hiking through the woods. Featuring fully-fashioned shoulder tailoring and a modern, interlocking cable motif, this sweater is made for the modern man (or woman).
Soquel is worked from the bottom up from a optional tubular cast ons and finished with tubular bind offs for a polished look.
View the Spring 2020 Lookbook.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Meghan Babin
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): fawn (natural beige), 8 (9, 9, 10, 10, 11) skeins.
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6); 35 (42, 49.5, 56.5, 63.5, 70.5)” / 89 (106.5, 126, 143.5, 161, 179) cm finished chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 42” (106.5 cm); modeled with 2” (5 cm) of positive ease.
Size A: (for body and sleeves): US 7 (4.5 mm): 32” (81 cm) circular, and long circular for magic loops or a set of DPNs, per knitter preference.
Size B: (for ribbing): US 5 (3.75 mm): 32” (81 cm) circular, 16” (40 cm) circular, and long circular for magic loops or a set of DPNs, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; cable needle; waste yarn; tapestry needle; three 1” (2.5 cm) buttons; thread and a sharp sewing needle.
27 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over Cable Chart on Size A needle, after blocking.
20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Reverse Stockinette Stitch on Size A needle, after blocking.
Increasing; decreasing; picking up stitches; seaming; (optional) tubular cast on and bind off; short rows.
About the Designer
Meghan Babin is the co-founder of Hudson + West Co. She’s the former editor of Interweave Knits (2015-2018) and hails from the Hudson Valley where she currently lives, designs, and runs H+W HQ East. Follow her on Instagram @meggospurls.
Find all her designs on Ravelry.