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The Imperial Knits Collection of patterns and Imperial Yarns come from the historic Imperial Stock Ranch, located in north central Oregon. The ranch has been operating continuously since 1871, ...

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Rimrock Cardigan

from Imperial Yarn
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rimrock Cardigan
Rimrock Cardigan
Rimrock Cardigan
Rimrock Cardigan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace, 3-needle bind-off, slipping stitches

Pattern Description:

The elegant drape of the Rimrock Cardigan is created beginning with a provisional cast on, and working in one piece from front to back, minimizing seams. This flattering piece, with a creative, lively stitch pattern is knit in Erin Yarn.

This design is made with the finest Columbia wool from Oregon's historic Imperial Stock Ranch near Shaniko, Oregon, USA.


19 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Ribs and Checks Patt.
19 sts and 25 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Bramble St.
Take time to check your gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, 1XLarge)
  • 34 (38, 42, 46)"/ 86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117) cm bust
  • Finished Measurements: Approx. 52 (54, 561/4, 581/4)"/132 (137, 143, 148) cm wide, cuff to cuff. 22 (221/2, 23, 24)"/56 (57, 58.5, 61) cm long


  • 1575-2025 yards Imperial Yarn Erin
  • US size 7 (4.5 mm) 32" (80 cm) or 40" (100 cm) long circular needle and set of 5 double-pointed needles
  • US size G-8 (5 mm) crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Waste yarn, stitch markers; removable markers or safety pins; tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Imperial Yarn Erin


Pearl Gray