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Navajo Cardigan

from Jo Storie Hand Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Navajo Cardigan
Navajo Cardigan
Navajo Cardigan
Navajo Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You'll need to be able to work in fairisle and intarsia and be able to follow a pattern chart.

Pattern Description:

A two colour wrap cape cardigan

"Wrap yourself in pattern. This Navajo inspired blanket design is right on trend!" - Jo Storie

Ability: Intermediate

Knitted measurements approx:
Size 1 53cm (201/2in)
Size 2 59cm (23in)

Size 1 214cm (84in)
Size 2 254cm (100in)

Yarn shade:
Colour A - Steel Grey Suffolk
Colour B - Mid Brown Jacob

Meterage/yardage per size (approx):
Colour A - Steel Grey Suffolk
Size 1 - 770m (840yds)
Size 2 - 990m (1080yds)

Colour B - Mid Brown Jacob
Size 1 - 330m (360yds)
Size 2 - 440m (480yds)


13 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

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


  • 1200 - 1560 yards (1097 - 1426 m) of Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky yarn.

You Will Also Need:

  • one pair each of 6mm (US 10) and 7mm (US 10.5) straight needles
  • a tapestry needle for sewing up
  • row counter and stitch markers.

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About the designer

Jo Storie on
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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