Wrap up in Quinn by Rachel Brockman, a cable + texture cocoon cardigan made for work-from-home, millennial offices, and weekend life. Made in our soft + stitch defining Forge, the cable + texture motifs pop off the fabric for a luscious and uber-squishy feel. This cardigan is made in pieces and seamed with a provided construction diagram for ease of assembly.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Rachel Brockman
Skill Level: 2 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): gold leaf (green-yellow), 7 (9, 10, 12, 14, 16) skeins.
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6); 40 (49, 57.75, 66.75, 75.5, 84.5)” / 101.5 (124.5, 146.5, 169.5, 192, 214.5) cm finished chest circumference, with fronts overlapping. Pullover shown measures 49” (124.5 cm); modeled with 13” (33 cm) of ease.
Size A (for body): US 7 (4.5 mm): 24” (61 cm) or longer circular needle (to accommodate large number of sts).
Size B (for ribbing): US 6 (4 mm): 24” (61 cm) or longer circular needle (to accommodate large number of sts).
Size C (for tubular cast on): US 3 (3.25 mm): 24” (61 cm) or longer circular needle (to accommodate large number of sts).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; removable stitch markers; cable needle; waste yarn; tapestry needle; optional spare Size A needle for three-needle bind off.
27 sts and 32 rows = 4” 10 cm in Cable patt on Size A needle.
20 sts and 28 rows = 4” 10 cm in Broken Garter patt on Size A needle.
25 sts and 31 rows = 4” 10 cm in 2x2 Rib on Size B needle.
Cabling with cable needle; increasing; decreasing; seaming; tubular cast on; three-needle bind off.
About the Designer
Rachel Brockman is a designer for Universal Yarn by day, and a freelance designer by night. Her work as been published in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Wool People, Knitty, Pom Pom Quarterly, and other publications in addition to some self-published work. You can find her on Instagram as @Rachbrocknits or on Ravelry as Racheleilei.