Fretwork by Jared Flood


November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in charted lattice pattern with Size B needle(s)
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
300 yards (274 m)
28½" [72.5 cm] circumference at base, 26" [66 cm] circumference at top; 11½" [29 cm] height
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Fretwork is a cowl of delightful surprises. One side boasts an ornamental charm that mimics lush cabling but requires none — carefully placed three-stitch clusters create the illusion with minimal effort. The other side reveals a subtler, geometric texture that begs a closer look. Though named after a precise technique of decorative carving, Fretwork knits up easily and quickly in Quarry and is sure to add a refined statement to any ensemble.


2 skeins Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 200 yards/100 grams)
Photographed in colors Granite & Citrine


300 total yards of chunky weight wool yarn


17 stitches & 24 rounds = 4” in charted lattice pattern with size B needle(s)


Size A
One 16” or 24” circular needle one size larger than Needle Size B
Suggested Size: 8 mm (US 11)

Size B
One 16” or 24” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
Suggested Size: 6.5 mm (US 10½)

Size C
One 16” or 24” circular needle one size smaller than Needle Size B
Suggested Size: 6 mm (US 10)

Finished Dimensions

28½“ (72.5 cm) circumference at base, 26” (66 cm) circumference at top; 11½” (29 cm) height

Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.

Skill Level

2 out of 5

Please Note: The pattern includes both charted and written instructions.