fingering weight yarn




fingering weight yarn


Saltholm, by Friend of the Flock Emily Greene, is a graphic colorwork pullover, worked seamlessly from the top down. The pattern begins with an extra cozy folded ribbed neckband, then uses short rows to raise the back neckline before diving into the colorwork. Balloon sleeve shaping and extra-deep ribbed trims at the sleeve cuffs and hem give this design a modern silhouette. Knit up in two colors of fingering weight yarn, Saltholm looks great in solid shades, with a variegated contrast color, or with different contrast colors used for each ‘band’ of the colorwork pattern. The allover colorwork pattern ensures there are no boring miles of stockinette to get through after the ‘fun part’ at the yoke—the whole sweater is the fun part!

A note: Saltholm is available as a digital download and a yarn+pattern bundle here at, but 100% of pattern sales revenue goes directly to the designer, just as if you bought the pattern directly from their website or on Ravelry. We think this way, everybody wins: you get an easier, more straightforward experience as a consumer, our indie designer friends get to realize the maximum revenue from their work, and you get another great way to access new designs in our yarn outside of our pattern collections.  

Type:   Indie Design — Digital Download
Designer:   Emily Greene
Yarn:   Weld
Skill Level:   5 out of 5
Yarn:   Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): MC - fawn (natural oatmeal), 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11, 11) skeins; CC1 - raven (black), 4 (4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins.

33.75 (37, 40.5, 43.75, 47.25) {50.5, 54, 57.25, 60.75} (64, 67.25, 70.75, 74) inches [85.5 (94, 103, 111, 120) {128.5, 137, 145.5, 154.5} (162.5, 171, 179.5, 188) cm] at chest. Suggested ease +6-12" [15-30.5 cm]; pullover shown measures 54" [137 cm] with 12" [30.5 cm] positive ease.

US 2 [2.75 mm]: two 36-60" [90-150 cm] circular needles and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or dpns).
US 1 [2.25 mm]: preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or dpns).

Stitch markers; tapestry needle; waste yarn

28.5 sts and 30 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in colorwork with larger needles, in the round and blocked.

Skills Required: 
German short rows, cable cast on, tubular bind-off (optional)

About the Designer

Emily Greene is a Portlaind, Maine-based designer of knitwear and buildings. Her graphic handknit designs are heavily influenced by her architectural background and by her broader studies of shape, pattern, and surface design. Emily’s modern knitwear designs have been published by Laine Magazine, Brooklyn Tweed, Pom Pom Quarterly, and Woolfolk. Through her signature use of diagonal lines and texture, Emily aims to create patterns that inspire and challenge makers to stretch their skills and elevate their handknit wardrobes. She can be found on both Instagram and Ravelry as @emilygreeneknits; her knitwear designs can be found on her website,

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