Free Bird Cocoon by Annie Lupton

Free Bird Cocoon

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Side chart ribbing and cables
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1 yards (1 m)
One Size 34” X 46” rectangle folded and seamed
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The Free Bird Cocoon is an oversized, cabled, cocoon style wrap. The center back panel features mirrored cables from Norah Gaughan’s Cable Source Book with smaller cables centered between. Stitches are picked up along each side and cables and knit columns are worked outward from the center to create a large rectangle. After blocking it is folded and live stitches on the ends are grafted together to give it’s shape! I-cord edgings are worked around the body and sleeve edges for a nice smooth edge. Knit up in Shibui Knits Drift yarn (fine merino and cashmere) the Free Bird Cocoon is a soft, luxurious way to stay cozy all winter long!

This pattern is charted

Finished Dimensions:
- 34” X 46” rectangle folded and seamed

Materials:
- Shibui Knits Drift Yarn in Ivory Worsted Weight 85% Extra Fine Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere
-1,260 yards (12 skeins)

Gauge:
-18 sts and 20 rows over 4” over chart 2 side sts blocked

Needles:
-Size 9 (5.5 mm) long circular needles and DPNs
-Size 8 (5 mm) long circular needles and DPNs