In the mood to while away the afternoon in a dusty book shop or gallery? Pining for the days of beat poetry and abstract expressionism? Then Anapest is the sweater for you! Feeling more prosaic? It’s still a great choice! This is the classic turtleneck (think Audrey, Marilyn and Jackie) but with a twist. Knit up in Purl Soho’s “Flax Down” it’s soft and lofty as can be, and the fitted clean raglan increases are offset by a wide boxy body that is both comfortable and flattering. The high-low vented hem adds just a little bit of interest while still maintaining that classic elegance. Anapest is a fun and simple knit that will transform into your new go-to sweater!



32” (34”, 36”, 38”, 40”, 42”, 44”, 46”, 48”, 50”, 52”) chest circumferenence



1095, (1240, 1285, 1330, 1375, 1410, 1480, 1500) yards of light worsted or heavy DK yarn. Sample shown in Purl Soho’s “Flax Down” in “Kettle Black”


US size 7, 32” circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
US size 7, 16” circular needle (for neck)
US 7 dpns or long circular for sleeves
US size 5 long circular or dpns for sleeve cuffs
US size 5, 16” circular for neck (optional)


22  sts x 28 rows per 4”

in stockinette, after blocking


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