Farmington

$12.50

My Farmington Pullover is a relaxed boat neck pullover that’ll ease you right into fall and looks great with everything. It combines a clean shoulder fit (thanks to the set-in sleeve construction) with a comfy a-line shape and 3/4 sleeves that can be made as roomy or snug as you like thanks to CustomFit.

Shown here in a long length, relaxed and oversized fits, and an a-line silhouette, it makes a great backdrop for a stunning yarn. I’ve chosen Fuse Fiber Studio Fuse Fingering in the color “Moorland”: A stunningly soft, gorgeously shaded 100% merino with a spectacular hand.

Like most CustomFit patterns, Farmington can be made in any combination of length, sleeve length, fit, and torso silhouette – so you can make your own any way you like it. (Photo credit Gale Zucker, 2019. Model credits to Maya and Josephine.)

Description

The Farmington Pullover is available as a custom-gauge, custom-size pattern via my CustomFit pattern generator. Upon purchase, you’ll receive a credit for a custom version of Farmington on your CustomFit patterns page and instructions on how to create it.

The Farmington Pullover is a comfortable A-line pullover with a flattering boat neckline and an easy season-spanning style. As shown, it combines 3/4 sleeves, a long length, and a relaxed or oversized fit. But like most CustomFit patterns, Farmington is available in any sihouette, fit, and sleeve length combination you like. Whatever choices you make, Farmington makes a great backdrop for some stunning yarn.

I’ve shown it here in Fuse Fiber Studio Fuse Fingering, a lusciously-soft 100% merino yarn dyed close to my home here in Connecticut. I love this base, which combines just the right amount of softness, stitch definition, and stability.

(Photo credit to Gale Zucker, 2019.)

Sizing

Farmington is available as a custom-gauge, custom-size pattern for the yarn and measurements of your choice via CustomFit. It’s shown here, in an a-line silhouette, on Maya in a women’s relaxed fit, and on Josephine in a women’s oversized fit.

Farmington is also available in hourglass, straight, and tapered silhouettes, and fits for men, women, and children.

Gauge

Your own customized version of the Farmington pattern will be written to your exact gauge, whatever it may be. Any weight yarn will work well with this design, and you should swatch in Stockinette stitch.

(But if you’re curious, I liked the fabric of the Fuse Fingering at 7.5 stitches to the inch.)

Materials

I used Fuse Fiber Studio Fuse Fingering for this design, in the color “Moorland”. I used a US size 2 (2.75mm) needle to get 7.5 stitches and 10.25 rows per inch, but your mileage may vary.

At this gauge, to make a long a-line sweater as shown here, a standard size 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)’’ / 76 (81.5, 86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5) cm a-line tunic will use approximately 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) hanks. (Straight-sided and shorter sweaters will use less yarn!)

If you’re *not* using Fuse Fingering, or you’re getting a different gauge, I strongly recommend the app Stashbot by Hannah Fettig for yardage estimations.

Construction

Farmington is worked in pieces from the bottom up and then seamed, with set-in sleeves.

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