Bold chevrons, high contrast colors, and a super trendy silhouette all make Kuffel by Alexis Winslow a true jewel of this collection. Constructed from the top down, this oversized pullover features all the trademark finishing elements of a Hudson + West Co. design.
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Type: Digital Download
Designer: Alexis Winslow
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]): MC midnight (navy blue), 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8) skeins; CC aspen (natural white), 2 skeins.
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6); 42 (48, 52, 58, 64, 70)” [106.5 (122, 132, 147.5, 162.5, 178) cm] finished chest circumference. Intended ease: approximately +8-14” [20- 30.5 cm]. Pullover shown measures 48” [122 cm] with approximately 14” [35.5 cm] of positive ease on model.
Size A (for body and sleeves): US 7 [4.5] mm: 32” [80 cm] circ and either long circ for magic loop or set of DPNs, per knitter preference.
Size B (for ribbing): US 5 [3.75 mm]: 32” [80 cm] circ and either long circ for magic loop or set of DPNs, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers or locking stitch markers (m); waste yarn; tapestry needle.
20 sts and 29 rounds per 4” [10 cm] in St st on size A needle, worked in the round.
Stranded knitting; short rows; increasing; decreasing; circular knitting; optional tubular cast on and bind off.
About the Designer
Alexis Winslow is a knitwear designer and author living in Brooklyn, New York. Her designs have a bold, graphic aesthetic and often utilize interesting construction techniques. Alexis is the creative force behind KnitDarling.com and author of the books Graphic Knits (Interweave Press), Homage, and Speckle & Stone (both from Deep South Fibers). Find her on Instagram at @alexiswinslow, and at www.knitdarling.com.