Dovetail: a beginner-friendly colorwork sweater that features Alegria Grande Bocados!
Dovetail is a worsted weight colorwork sweater featuring Alegria Grande Bocados! Bocados, Spanish for little bites, are our 25g/49yd mini-skeins of Alegria Grande. With 10 colors in the Bocados palette, there are plenty of beautiful 5-color combinations to inspire!
Dovetail's colorwork is written rather than charted, so it's approachable for any level of colorwork knitter!
Finished Bust Circumference: 34½ (38½, 42½, 44¼) (48, 51½, 57, 60¾)”
Length: 18¼ (19, 20, 21½) (21¾, 22, 23, 23½)” from base of neckband to lower edge at center back
Foil sweater measures 34½” and Kohl sweater measures 42½”.
Sweater sized 34½”: Shown in AG2552 Foil (MC) with AGB2102 Juanita (A), AGB2058 Turmeric (B), AGB2540 Kohl (C), AGB2600 Magenta (D), and AGB2193 Cactus Flower (E)
Sweater sized 42½”: Shown in AG2540 Kohl (MC) with AGB2193 Cactus Flower (A), AGB2363 Tahiti (B), AGB2419 Oceano (C), AGB2058 Turmeric (D), and AGB2394 Teal (E)
Stitch holders or waste yarn
23 sts and 32 rnds = 4”/10cm in St st using larger needles.
US 7/4.5mm 16” and 24” or 32” circular needles and double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 5/3.75mm 16” and 24” or 32” circular needles and double-pointed needles
Bocados, Spanish for little bites, are 25g/50yd mini-skeins of
Alegria Grande, our popular worsted weight yarn.
No charts and inclusive sizing make Dovetail an ideal first colorwork sweater project.
You will receive this pattern as a digital download, unless purchased with yarn, in which case we will include a physical copy with your package.