Super modern, super cozy, super fun to make + wear! Cheryl Toy’s Rhys knocks it out of the park with its swoncho shape, bold + modern yoke motif, and overall cozy feel. This pullover is work-from-home and weekend lounging ready. Made seamlessly from the top down, Rhys is knitter-friendly and delivers “one more row” syndrome from cast on to bind off!
Type: Printed Pattern (8.5" x 5.5" booklet)
Designer: Cheryl Toy
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]): Color A — fawn (natural oatmeal), 2 (3, 3, 3) skeins; Color B — evergreen (dark green), 4 (5, 5, 6) skeins.
1 (2, 3, 4); 56 (61.5, 67.25, 72.75)” / 142 (156, 171, 185) cm finished upper body circumference (including upper arms). Pullover shown measures 61.5” / 156 cm modeled on a 38” / 96.5 cm bust circumference.
Size A (for body): US 7 / 4.5 mm: 24” / 60 cm and 40” / 101 cm circular needle; set of double pointed (dpn’s) for sleeves.
Size B (for ribbing): US 6 / 4.0 mm: 40” / 101 cm circular needle; set of double pointed (dpn’s) for neck and sleeves.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Tapestry needle; stitch markers; stitch holders or waste yarn.
22 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette St on Size A needle.
Increasing; decreasing; stranded color work; German short rows.
About the Designer
From her tiny studio in New Orleans, 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 A former Set Designer and Art Director for film and television, Cheryl frequently draws on historical references to create engaging knits that focus on simple, timeless shapes. Amusing details and quirky techniques fascinate her. Find Cheryl’s designs in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, and Knit Picks, as well as in several collections by Hudson + West Co. and Brooklyn Tweed. Follow her on Instagram @littlechurchknits and see all her designs on Ravelry.