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Hibernate Pattern


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Knitting: Hibernate
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • basic shaping

Pattern Description:

A warm collared jacket with side pockets perfect for cool weather activities.

The body is knit from the top down with the upper body worked in pieces to the bottom of the sleeve openings and then joined together, then worked in pieces for the pocket openings. The sleeves are worked from the top down.

Sweater should be worn with 2-4" of positive ease.

Suitable for a beginner knitter. Includes written instructions and schematic.


12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch


  • 8 (8,8,9,9,10,10) skeins Quince and Co. Puffin (100% American Wool); 112 yds/102m per 4 oz / 100g skein). Shown in #129 'Parsley'
  • Please note: additional yarn needed for pockets Pockets: 1 skein Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran; 100 yds/91 m per 50g skein). Shown in #300008 (dark brown) or about 60 yds of any aran or worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 9 (9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10) 2" (50mm) toggle buttons, stitch markers, stitch holders, spare circular needles, tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

896 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince and Co. Puffin



About Designer

About Designer

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I'm an urban designer / landscape architect on the Canadian prairies. I also knit, spin, dye, write patterns for and generally spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about yarn and fiber. I blog at doodlesinstring.blogspot.com and am ‘Doodle’ on Ravelry.

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