Kittredge Wrapper by Quenna Lee

Kittredge Wrapper

Knitting
February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Half Brioche st on larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1090 - 1526 yards (997 - 1395 m)
44 (49, 52, 55.5)" bust circumference
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Brioche stitch continues to trend hot this season, and the Kittredge Wrapper makes this popular stitch attainable for any knitter. This part-cardigan, part-shawl, all-cozy wrapper will become your go-to weekend layer for all seasons. The open cardigan-wrap is worked in three pieces from the bottom up and seamed.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 44 (49, 52, 55.5)“ bust circumference. Wrap shown measures 44”; modeled with 10” of positive ease.

Yarn Plymouth Yarn Arequipa Worsted (90% superwash merino wool, 10% mulberry silk; 218 yd/3.5 oz): #300 ecru, 5 (6, 6, 7) balls.

Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 35 rows = 4” in Half Brioche st on larger needles; 19 sts and 27 rows = 4” in St st on smaller needles.

Notes This wrap is worked back and forth in pieces and seamed. The fronts are worked separately and joined together at the center back neck, then the back is worked separately and the bound-off edge of the back is sewn to the joined fronts. The sides of the back are sewn to the side of each front, leaving an opening for the armholes.