Maethor £4.75



A Strongly cabled sweater - warm and comfortable to wear.

An integrated pocket will keep your hands warm with cables flowing seamlessly over the shoulders to the fitted hood.

Maethor is part of An Elven Reckoning - a year of knits from the last homely house book


To fit chest circumference:

81 (86, 92, 96, 102, 107, 112, 117, 123, 127, 132, 137) cm

32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54) in

 Designed to fit with 10 cm (4 in) positive ease at the bust

Hood designed to fit head circumference with 1 - 2.5 cm (0.5 - 1 in) positive ease

Sample modelled in size 86 cm (34 in) with 3 cm (1.5 in) negative ease at the bust


Aran weight yarn.

Shown in

Jamison’s Shetland Heather Aran: 100% Shetland wool, 92 m (101 yds) in 50g, colour way Gingersnap

1130 (1430, 1480, 1560, 1640, 1760, 1840, 1970, 2020, 2100, 2160, 2220) m

1450 (1560, 1620, 1710, 1790, 1930, 2010, 2150, 2210, 2300, 2360, 2430) yds

Needles & Notions:

 4 mm (US 6) needles for small diameters (sleeves) and large diameter (yoke and body) circular knitting

4.5 mm (US 7) needles for small diameters (sleeves) and large diameter (yoke and body)circular knitting

Additional 4.5 mm (US 7) needles for pocket

12 stitch markers

2 Stitch holders or waste yarn (for holding front pocket and sleeves)


20 sts x 27 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over St st on 4.5mm needles

Skills required:

Knit and purl stitches

Increases and decreases

Casting on and off

Knitting in the round

Following cable chart or written instructions

Pattern information:

Originally published September 2015.

Current version: Maethor_v1.0.pdf

PDF file size: 1.7MB

Blog post with more information can be found here

Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair

Model: Helen Ryan

Photography: Christine Patterson


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