A two colour wrap cape cardigan
“Wrap yourself in pattern. This Navajo inspired blanket design is right on trend!”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work in fairisle and intarsia and be able to follow a pattern chart.
Yarn Type: Shown in Rowan Purelife 100% British wool
Yarn Shade: Colour A - Steel Grey Suffolk, Colour B - Mid-Brown Jacob
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Chest 81 - 91.5cm / 32 - 36in
Knitted measurements approx: width 53cm / 20½in, length 214cm / 84¼in
You will need: Colour A (Steel Grey Suffolk) 7 balls/ skeins, Colour B (Mid Brown Jacob) 3 balls/ skeins
Chest 96.5 - 106.5/ 38 - 42 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 59cm / 23in, length 254cm /100in
You will need: Colour A (Steel Grey Suffolk) 9 balls/ skeins, Colour B (Mid Brown Jacob) 4 balls/ skeins
*50g(approx. 120m / 131yds).
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
You will need:
One pair each of 6mm (US 10) and 7mm (US 10.5) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Row counters and stitch markers
13 sts x 16 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in stocking st using 7mm (US 10½) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.