The System is Down by Thaddeus Nelson

The System is Down

October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
926 yards (847 m)
One size fits most adults
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This pattern explores ribbing variations to create a cowl that grows from the neck to the shoulders. Short rows create a long front to keep the wearer warm, while the short back allows for a hood or jacket in the winter.

Inspired by the internet sensation Homestar Runner, the pattern was original designed with Groovy Hues Fibers Homestar Runner collection for StevenBe. This pattern will have you ready for your next Light Switch Rave with The Cheat!

Needles: begins on US size 3 (3.25mm) and increases to US size 4 (3.5mm) after the collar.

Required Techniques: Knit, purl, yarn over, short rows (use preferred method of short rows.

Yarn: Two different colored skeins of Groovy Hues Fibers Cuddly ‘n Groovin’ sock yarn (463 yards, 100 grams).