North Country

from Jill Wolcott Knits

North Country Pattern


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Knitting: North Country
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • long-tail cast on
  • knitting with yarn doubled

Pattern Description:

This beautiful baby afghan is a great way to sample stitch patterns like Moss stitch and King Charles Brocade, while bringing a splash of color and comfort to that special baby on your gift list. The afghan is constructed in smaller panels, making it more portable and quicker to knit. Choose calm pastels or bold primary colors to play with and add interest. This adorable blanket is sure to bring smiles to both babies and parents alike!


Yarn is doubled throughout.
Ball Band Gauge
4.5 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 18 sts/4" and 24 rows/4" in St st
Gauge will vary slightly over patterns; all on size 10.5(6.5mm) ndls.
3.625 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 14.5 sts/4" and 24 rows/4" in Wager Welt (1A)
3.625 sts/in and 5.5 rows/in = 14.5 sts/4" and 22 rows/4" in Moss Stitch (1B), Ripple Rib (2C), Fluted Rib (4B)
3.5 sts/in and 5.5 rows/in = 14 sts/4" and 22 rows/4" in King Charles Brocade (1C)
3.75 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 15 sts/4" and 24 rows/4" in Double Moss Stitch (2A)
4 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 16 sts/4" and 24 rows/4" in Rib & Welt Diagonals (2B)
4.125 sts/in and 4.75 rows/in = 16.5 sts/4" and 19 rows/4" in Basket Rib (4A)
3.25 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 13 sts/4" and 24 rows/4" in Seed Stitch (4C)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 33" wide x 39" long


  • Size 10.5(6.5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
  • Cherub Aran from Cascade Yarn, 55% nylon, 45% acrylic, 100g/ 240 yds (264m)
  • 3 Panel Afghan: 2 skeins Color C1, 4 skeins Color C2, 2 skeins Color C3
  • 4 Panel Afghan; 2 skeins each Color C1, C2, C3, C4

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • locking pin markers
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch holders or waste yarn
  • size H(8.5mm) crochet hook

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cherub Aran from Cascade Yarn, 55% nylon, 45% acrylic, 100g/ 240 yds (264m

About Designer

About Designer

Jill Wolcott on

I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and technique.

Jill Wolcott Knits® patterns are very complete--I strive to create a complete and clear guide to a completed project and leave little room for interpretation. When a pattern ...

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