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Cove Cardigan and Snood


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A generous fit coat cardigan in all over moss stitch with a giant horseshoe cable as a feature. Almost cape like in silhouette with deep extended raglan sleeves that hit fashionably at the elbow with an oversized cuff opening. Accessorized with a moss stitch and horseshoe cable snood. "To call it a cardigan hardly does this stunning piece justice." - Emma Kennedy, editor of Knitting Magazine. Yarn shade: 954 Steel Grey Suffolk Yardage per size (approx): Size 1 - 1760m (1920yds) Size 2 - 1870m (2040yds) Size 3 - 2200m (2400yds) Note: yardage includes approximately 440m / 480yds for snood. See matching Cove Hat pattern available from Jo Storie Hand Knits on Ravelry and also available now as a limited edition of knitted hats from Jo's website BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY An intermediate level pattern - you'll need to be able to work in a basic moss st and cable pattern, and be able to increase and decrease. GAUGE 13 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in moss stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS To fit: Chest: Size 1 81-101cm (32-40in); Size 2 101-122cm (40-48in); Size 3 122-132cm (48-52in) Knitted measurements approx: Chest Size 1 117cm (46in) Size 2 127cm (50in) Size 3 137cm (54in) Length Size 1 71cm (28in) Size 2 81cm (32in) Size 3 91cm (36in)

Recommended with this pattern

  • You'll need between 1925 - 2406 yards (1760 - 2200 m) of bulky / chunky weight yarn - we've used Rowan 'Purelife' undyed 100% wool. The shade shown in the photos is is Steel Grey Sussex
  • 1 pair 7mm (US101/2) needles and a large cable needle
  • 3 x 4cm (13/4in) buttons; 3 x 2.5cm (1in) buttons

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Jo Storie Hand Knits
Jo Storie Hand Knits
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 designer, firstly in London for well-known cashmere brands Tse Cashmere and Ballantyne Cashmere - and then moving to New York and working as senior designer and design director for high profile labels - J. Crew, The limited and Ann Taylor. When I returned to Scotland in 2004 I launched my own knitwear label 'Jo Storie Hand Knits' and in 2011 launched the first set of patterns from my knit wear collections. These patterns are for garments and accessories that I've designed with a Modern Heritage feel using traditional stitches updated in contemporary silhouettes. My own website has downloadable versions of patterns to buy, plus my blog and you can sign up for my newsletter - you can find all this at I also have photos on flickr - You can also follow me on social media as @jostorieknits on Twitter and Instagram. Like me on facebook @jostoriehandknits