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Trail Hoodie


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The Trail Hoodie is ideal for winter luxury. Made out of yarn that is the perfect partnering of Pure Yak Down and Super Fine Merino fiber, this hoodie will be both wonderful for the knitter to make and wear. The comfortable, classic shape is enhanced by detailed cables and a broken rib stitch throughout the piece. The added hood and pockets are the little details that will make this jacket a must have for any wardrobe. Here is texture and technique at its best! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Cable Pick Up Stitches GAUGE GAUGE: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Broken Rib 8 sts = 1" (2.54 cm) Braided Cable 24 sts and 32 rows = 4- (10 cm) Rib pat 20 sts = 2 1/4- (5.43 cm) Trail Cable SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Bust: 31 1/2 (36 3/4, 39 1/2, 42 1/4, 44 3/4, 50 1/4, 52 3/4, 55 1/2, 58 1/4)" [80 (93.5, 100.5, 107.5, 113.5, 127.5, 134, 141, 148) cm] sample in 36 3/4. To be worn with +2- ease.

Supplies Needed

  • Yarn: Bijou Spun Himalayan Trail- by Bijou Basin Ranch, 75% yak/ 25% merino; 200 yards [183 m]; 2oz (56 grams) CYCA size 2 sport (12-ply): cream, 9 (10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) hanks.
  • Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) circular needles, 24-; US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, 24- and 40-or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Notions: cable needle, stitch holders, removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, 5 wooden toggle buttons, sewing needle, matching thread, 1/2 yard cotton fabric for pocket lining.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to