Cloudy Sunday

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Cloudy Sunday Pattern


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Knitting: Cloudy Sunday
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • bind off
  • simple decreases
  • simple increases
  • picking up stitches from edge of knitting

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the giant cowls on some runway pieces, Cloudy Sunday is a wearable garment that still retains a bit of that drama. Knit mostly in one piece from the bottom up in bulky yarn, this is quick to knit and versatile to wear. This is a great sweater for those transitional months and will keep you both cozy and fabulous on many a cloudy day.


15 stitches x 20 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust measurements: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)"


  • Knit Picks Swish Bulky, 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11) hanks of Squirrel Heather (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 137 yards per 100g hank); 720 (820, 925, 1025, 1130, 1230, 1335, 1435) yds/655 (750, 845, 935, 1030, 1125, 1220, 1310) m
  • US 10 (6.0 mm) circular needle (length needed is determined by bust measurement), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Same size of needle for working sleeves in the round (e.g. DPNs, two circular needles)
  • Same size, shorter needle for working cowl in the round (16" for XS-L, 24" for XL-4XL)
  • US 10.5 (6.5 mm) shorter circular needle for last half of cowl, to give it drape (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
  • Scrap yarn
  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)

About Designer

About Designer

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Knitwear designer (you can find my work in Knitty -- the Citron Shawlette -- Knitscene magazine, Twist Collective, and "Brave New Knits") and mama. You can read my knitting "epic" at

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