Wear it as a cardigan or as a coat, Cocoon acts like cozy shelter with its oversized garter stitch collar.
Bust (closed) – 42(45-48-51-54-57-60)"
Length – 29¼(29¾-30¼-30¾-31¼-31¾-32¼)"
Note: This garment was designed with approximately 3-9" of ease. The fronts don’t close and have quite a bit of overlap so the fit is very forgiving. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.
13(14-15-16-17-18-20) balls Berroco North Star (50 grs), #3002 Caribou
Cocoon, p. 12 in booklet
Corrections are in bold.
Frontbands/Collar: With RS facing, using longer circular needle, beg at lower right front edge, pick up and knit 72 sts to right front marker, 42(44-46-48-50-52-54) sts along right front neck edge to raglan seam, 5 sts across top of right sleeve, pm, 22 sts across back neck edge, pm, 5 sts across top of left sleeve, 42(44-46-48-50-52-54) sts along left front neck edge to marker, pm, then 72 sts along left front edge – 260(264-268-272-276-280-284) sts. Work even in Garter St, slipping markers, until band measures 4″, end on WS.
Short Rows: Row 1 (RS): Knit to second marker, sm, k6, w&t.
Row 2 (WS): Knit to second marker, sm, k6, w&t.
Row 3 (RS): Knit to second marker, sm, k6, pick up wrap, k6, w&t.
Row 4 (WS): Knit to second marker, sm, k6, pick up wrap, k6, w&t.
Working in this manner, work 6 sts more at each end 1(3-5-5-3-1-0) times more, then work 5(5-5-7-7-7-8) sts more at each end 5(3-1-1-3-5-6) times, picking up wrapped sts as you come to them.
- posted 11/23/15