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Brooklyn Tweed

Brooklyn Tweed Escher Colorblock Cocoon Cardigan Pattern

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Brooklyn Tweed Escher Colorblock Cocoon Cardigan Pattern

Designer: Alexis Winslow 

YARDAGE
Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

610 (730, 865, 1015, 1175) yards of Color 1 (C1)
240 (275, 330, 400, 455) yards of Color 2 (C2)
220 (235, 250, 270, 290) yards of Color 3 (C3)

GAUGE
22 stitches and 38 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
22 stitches and 38 rows = 4″ in 2×2 Ribbing with Size B needle, after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for Main Fabric):

One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)
Size B (for Ribbing):

One 32″ circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)† in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
*Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

†32″ circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (i.e., Sleeves)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width of back at lower ribbing: 32½ (35½, 41½, 47½, 53)”; sized to fit approximately 28-32 (34-38, 40-44, 46-50, 52-56)” bust
Sample shown is size 35½” on model with 33″ bust

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern

  • Provisional Cast On (waste yarn method)
  • Short Rows (Wrap & Turn method)
  • 1×1 Tubular Bind Off
  • Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)
  • Wet-Blocking

 

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