Post Pattern

Lead designer: Julie Hoover

An of-the-moment piece that is designed to make a statement, Post is the garment that your closet has been longing for. Enjoy thoughtful, wearable details like impeccably shaped shoulders, a split hem and a fuss-free mock neck in Nest’s lofty fabric.


Skill Level

3 of 5


Shibui Knits Nest

75% Fine Highland Wool 
25% Alpaca
175 yds / 50 g
6 (6, 7, 7, 9, 9) skeins


23 stitches & 32 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch with Needle A, after blocking


Needle A (for main fabric)
One each 16" and 24" circular needles
Size 6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge listed
Needle B (for ribbing)
One each 16" and 24" circular needles one size smaller than Needle A
Size 5 (3.75 mm)

Size / Finished Dimensions 

38.25 (40.75, 43.75, 46.75, 50.75, 54.75)" finished shoulder girth, to fit approximate bust size 30-34 (34-40, 42-46, 48-52, 54-58, 60-62)"
Note: Measure shoulder girth as the horizontal circumference around the shoulders at the front breakpoint level with arms down.


Popover is worked flat in pieces from the bottom up, using a circular needle to accommodate the large number of stitches. Pieces are sewn together along shoulders, leaving sides open. Collar is worked circularly from live stitches after seaming. 

A 7-stitch selvedge is worked at each side edge from hem to beginning of shaping, then a 5-stitch selvedge is worked for remainder of piece as shown in {brackets}.

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