Jo Storie Knits

Cove Cardigan and Snood Knitting Pattern

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A generous fit coat cardigan and matching snood
“To call it a cardigan hardly does this stunning piece justice.”
- Emma Kennedy, editor of Knitting Magazine

Ability: Intermediate
Skills Required: You will be required to work in a basic moss st, and cable pattern and be able to increase and decrease.
Yarn Type: Shown in Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn Shade: Shown in 954 Steel Grey Suffolk 
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky

Sizes to Fit:

Size One
Chest 81-101cm / 32-40in
Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 117cm / 46in, length 71cm / 28in
You will need: 12 balls/ skeins

Size Two
Chest 101-122/ 40-48 in
Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 127cm / 54in, length 81cm /32in
You will need: 13 balls/ skeins

Size Three
Chest 122-132/ 48-52 in
Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 137cm / 63in, length 91cm /36in
You will need: 16 balls/ skeins

Snood - One Size
Height 35cm / 14in
Circumference 100cm/ 40in 
You will need: 16 balls/ skeins

*100g (approx 110m / 120yds).

Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.


Materials Required:
You will need:
1 pair 7mm (US10½) needles and a large cable needle
3 x 4cm (1¾in) buttons; 3 x 2.5cm (1in) buttons
Stitch holders, stitch markers or waste yarn
Row counter.

13 sts and 22 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) over moss st using 7mm (US10½) needles.

*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.