fingering weight yarn


From New Orleans-based designer and long time friend of the flock Cheryl Toy comes the perfect cowl neck pullover for fall. Ari is a top down, in the round raglan, worked seamlessly in our soft and springy Weld. Featured in our natural colorway, Charcoal, the tweed-like heather makes the simple body fabric shine while enhancing the gorgeous rib + cable sleeves. The grand cowl neck is picked up and worked in the round for a quick + seamless knitter’s delight.

View the Autumn/Winter 2021 Lookbook.

Type:   Digital Download
Designer:   Cheryl Toy
Yarn:   Weld
Skill Level:   3 out of 5
Yarn:   Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): charcoal (natural dark gray), 7 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins.

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8); 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58.5, 62, 66.5)” [96.5 (106.5, 117, 127, 137, 148.5, 157.5, 169) cm] finished chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 42” [106.5 cm] finished chest circumference, modeled with 9” [23 cm] of ease.

Size A (for sweater): Size US 4 [3.5 mm]: 20” [50 cm] and 32” [80 cm] circ for Size 1, 40” [100 cm] circ for all other sizes; DPNs or longer circ needle for magic loop.
Size B (for bind off): Size US 6 [4.0 mm]: 32” [80 cm] circ for Size 1, 40” [100 cm] circ for all other sizes; DPNs or longer circ needle for magic loop.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Tapestry needle; stitch markers; waste yarn (optional) for tubular cast on).

26 sts and 36 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st, after blocking.
29 sts and 36 rows = 4" [10 cm] in 2x2 Rib, after blocking.
61 st Cable Panel = 7.5" [19 cm] after blocking.

Skills Required: 
Stitch markers (m); locking stitch markers; cable needle (cn); waste yarn or stitch holders; tapestry needle.

About the Designer

From her tiny studio in New Orleans, Louisiana, Cheryl Toy avidly knits, teaches and designs knitwear. A former Set Designer and Art Director for film and television, Cheryl frequently draws on historical references to create engaging knits that focus on simple, timeless shapes. Find Cheryl’s work in several books, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, and knit.wear, and featured in collections by Brooklyn Tweed and Hudson + West Co. Find her at, and on Instagram at @littlechurchknits.

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