worsted weight yarn


A snuggly, warm cabled cardigan just in time for the big cold! Brewster by Cheryl Toy is made for anyone who enjoys wrapping up in cables and shawl collars for the winter months ahead. This seamless cardigan is worked from the bottom up with clever button band and pocket construction. Brewster makes a statement in our new-for-fall 2020 mustard colorway, showing off the bands of vertical, textured cables.

View the Autumn/Winter 2020 Lookbook.

Type:   Digital Download
Designer:   Cheryl Toy
Yarn:   Forge
Skill Level:   3 out of 5
Yarn:   Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): mustard (yellow), 9 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) skeins.

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9); 36.5 (40, 44.5, 48, 52, 56, 60.5, 64, 67.5)” / 92.5 (101.5, 113, 122, 132, 142, 153.5, 162.5, 171.5) cm] finished chest circumference when buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 44.5” 113 cm with 2.5” 6.3 cm positive ease.

Size A (for body): US 7 (4.5 mm): 40” (101 cm) or longer circular needle; set of double pointed (dpn’s) for sleeves.
Size B (for ribbing): US 5 (3.75 mm): 40” (101 cm) or longer circular needle; set of double pointed (dpn’s) for sleeves.
Size C (for tubular cast on): US 4 (3.5 mm): 40” (101 cm) or longer circular needle; set of double pointed (dpn’s) for sleeves.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Tapestry needle; stitch markers, removable markers; waste yarn for tubular cast on (optional); waste yarn or stitch holders; cable needle (cn); six 1” (2.5 cm) buttons; sewing needle and matching thread.

24 sts and 27 rows = 4” (10 cm) in cable pattern on Size A needle.

Skills Required: 
Increasing; decreasing; picking up stitches; seaming; cabling with or without a cable needle; Kitchener stitch; optional tubular cast on.

About the Designer

From her tiny studio in New Orleans, Louisiana, Cheryl Toy avidly knits, teaches and designs knitwear. A former set designer and art director for film and television, Cheryl frequently draws on historical references to create engaging knits that focus on simple, timeless shapes. Amusing details and quirky techniques fascinate her. She is a frequent contributor to Interweave Knits, knitscene, and knit.wear magazines and is a part of Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13. Find her at and follow her on Ravelry and Instagram as @littlechurchknits.

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