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Scottish Borders, UK

I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear ...

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Chloe cardigan

from Jo Storie Hand Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Chloe cardigan
Chloe cardigan
Chloe cardigan
Chloe cardigan
Chloe cardigan

Pattern Description:

Ribbed drape collar shrug

"Light weight but heavy with personality, pretty micro stitches in a double knit yarn give the illusion of a woven fabric and make the cardigan drape elegantly." - Jo Storie

Knitted measurements approx:
Width (cuff to cuff)
Size 1 120cm (47in)
Size 2 140cm (55in)
Size 3 160cm (63in)

Size 1 54cm (21in)
Size 2 64cm (25in)
Size 3 74cm (29in)

Meterage/yardage per size (approx):
Size 1 - 1440-1560m (1572-1703yds)
Size 2 - 1920-2040m (2096-2227yds)
Size 3 - 2520-2760m (2751-3013yds)

Please note: the Purelife Organic cotton is being discontinued by Rowan. You can substitute it with either Rowan's 100% Cotton (pima) Double knit or Drop's 100% Cotton double knit called 'Safran'. Really you could substitute it with most double knit cottons providing the tension is the same i.e 22sts x 30 rows in st st 10cm x 10cm.


27 stitches and 30 rows = 4 x 4 inches (10 x 10cm) in mistake rib st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest: Size 1 81-91.5cm (32-36in); Size 2 96.5-106.5cm (38-42in); Size 3 111.5-122cm (44-48in)


  • You'll need approximately 1572 - 3013 yards (1437 - 2755 m) of Rowan Purelife Organic Cotton DK. We've used Oak Apple Shade 990.
  • You'll also need one pair each of 3.25mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) straight needles.

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