Officer (by Maxim Cyr)

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This pattern is available in English and in French as a digital download.

The Officer sweater is a beginner-friendly intarsia sweater knitted from the bottom up in separate pieces. I knitted mine in our brand new Fluff yarn in the colourway Shadow and Officer. With its timeless aesthetic and effortless versatility, this sweater is sure to become a wardrobe essential.⁠

MEASUREMENTS
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Choose a size that allows for an intended positive ease of 2 to 4” (5 to 10 cm).

Finished chest circumference:
36 (40¼, 44¼, 48½, 52½, 56½, 60¾, 64¾)"
90.5 (100.5, 111, 121, 131.5, 141.5, 152, 162) cm

YARN
Weight: Sport
Fluff is a sport-weight yarn with great versatility. I chose to knit it at a heavy DK/worsted gauge. If you are using another yarn, look for a DK or worsted-weight yarn, and do a swatch.
Yarn A (black)
543 (595, 657, 722, 797, 875, 963, 1059) yd
496 (544, 600, 660, 728, 800, 880, 968) m
3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins of Fluff from Walcot Yarns × Les Garçons

Yarn B (olive green)
399 (438, 482, 530, 582, 639, 705, 775) yd
364 (400, 440, 484, 532, 584, 644, 708) m
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins of Fluff from Walcot Yarns × Les Garçons

Sample shown in Fluff from Walcot Yarns × Les Garçons (55% Baby Alpaca, 18% Fine Merino Wool, 17% Mulberry Silk, 10% Yak; 219 yds / 200 m per 50 g skein) in the “Shadow” (Yarn A) and “Officer” (Yarn B) colourways.

Max is wearing size 3 and is 5’11” with a 38” / 96.5 cm chest circumference.

NEEDLES
❖ Main needles: circular, US 5 / 3.75 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge
❖ Ribbing needles: circular, US 3 / 3.25 mm, or 0.5 mm smaller than main needles
Double-pointed needles in the same two sizes for the sleeves and smaller circumferences, if you’re not using the magic-loop method

GAUGE
❖ 19.5 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, blocked

NOTIONS
❖ Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, and a tapestry needle