Papa Bear Hoodie

from Eileen Casey Creations

Papa Bear Hoodie Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • making cables
  • reading charts
  • knitting in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • short rows
  • kitchener stitch grafting

Pattern Description:

This comfy sweater is the Baby Bear Hoodie all grown up. Still casual and comfortable, but with some refinements such as a rounded hood (for those who don't want to look like an elf) and set in sleeves for a less baggy silhouette.

Just like it's smaller counterpart, it's knit all in one piece in the round - so you can forget about seaming! With a very extensive range of sizes, you can make one for all the big(ger) kids in your life!


16 sts/24 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest: 36 [38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60] inches
  • Length: 24 [25, 25, 25.5, 25.5, 26, 26, 27, 27, 28, 28, 29, 29, 30, 30] inches


  • Schulana Merino Superlight [93% merino/7% polyamide; 98yds/90m per 1.75oz/50g skein]; colour: Burgundy, 22; 9 [10, 11, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 18, 19] skeins
  • 1 24" US 10 (6 mm) circular knitting needle
  • Set of US 10 (6 mm) double pointed needles, or extra long circular for magic loop

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch holders (or spare yarn for holding sts)

About Designer

About Designer

Eileen Casey on

Eileen Casey is a designer from Ireland now living in beautiful upstate NY - where thankfully there is plenty of sweater weather.

She has been knitting since she was 5, and couldn't imagine life without needles in hand. Past projects bring memories of life events back to her as vividly as certain scents do for others.

Right now she tries to fit knitting and designing around looking after ...

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