divergent sweater
divergent sweater
divergent sweater
divergent sweater

divergent sweater

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Divergent is a graphic oversized drop-shoulder pullover designed to look great on all body shapes and sizes. Ribbing along the split hem begins to diverge along the center line to form a chevron panel on both the front and back of the sweater through simple twisted stitches which can be achieved without a cable needle. The sleeves also begin with ribbing that transforms into a half brioche stitch to create bold vertical lines that meet the shoulder of the sweater at the upper arm.

This sweater is knit in flat pieces from the bottom up and seamed together making it a great sweater for knitters of all skill levels. The instructions are detailed for all sizes and an accompanying schematic shows the knitter the exact dimensions to block all pieces to before seaming. Additionally, I have created video tutorials for the Right Twist (RT) and Left Twist (LT) stitches which may be new to some knitters.

RT and LT tutorial:



This sweater is intended to be worn with 8-10 inches of positive ease for an oversized fit. To calculate the size sweater you should knit for yourself, measure your chest circumference and pick a size that is 8-10 inches larger than that measurement.

Available sizes: XS, (S, M, L) (XL, 2XL, 3XL)

Bust Sizes (in inches): 39 (42, 45, 48) (51, 54, 57)

To Fit Actual Chest Circumference (in inches) of: 29-31 (32-34, 35-37, 38-40) (41-43, 44-46, 47-49)

I have a 38” chest and am wearing size L (48”) in the photos!

Yarn: Worsted

Approximately 940 (1000, 1090, 1140) (1230, 1330, 1430) yards

Approximately 860 (915, 997, 1042) (1125, 1216, 1308) meters

Please note that this amount will change with any difference in gauge.

I used:

Quince and Co - Owl Tweet (50% wool, 50% alpaca; 120 yds/110 meters per 50g skein) in Otus colorway 8 (9, 10, 10) (11, 12, 12) skeins needed


20 stitches x 20 rows = 4 in / 10 cm in right twist pattern with US 6 / 4mm needle

16.75 stitches x 30 rows = 4 in / 10cm in half brioche pattern (instructions included in the pattern) with US 4 / 3.5mm needle.

Notions needed: Additional needle in main size for 3 needle bind off, other spare needles or stitch holders, tapestry needle