Issue 523 • Mystique Yoked Sweater
Worked entirely in the round, this Icelandic style pullover works up quickly – no purling and minimal finishing. Mystique, our new single ply bulky yarn, is perfect for this style of sweater. Though shown on a woman, this unisex pullover is suitable for everyone.
published November 7, 2017
80% wool, 20% superfine alpaca
- 3 to 4 sts/inch on a US 9-10 (5.5-6 mm)
- 100 g hank = 130 yards
- hand wash cool, dry flat
- 8 colors
Mystique is a single ply bulky with softness suitable for wearing next to your skin. The palette ranges from neutrals, to soft shades that are almost pastels, to striking brights. Perfect for soft and plush Icelandic style pullovers and other quick to knit sweaters and accessories.
Tipton, another Icelandic style yoked pullover in Mystique is available on Ravelry. Reverse the colors, with the lightest shade for the Main color and you’ll get a completely different look.