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Wool & Co. Feature Pattern of the Week - Flying Squirrel

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Wool & Co. Feature Pattern of the Week - Flying Squirrel

Our feature pattern this week is “Flying Squirrel”, by Michiyo, knit with Brooklyn Tweed Shelter worsted weight yarn. This modern take on the classic cardigan is a perfect garment for crisp Fall evenings.

To say the staff at Wool & Co. is just a little obsessed with Brooklyn Tweed yarns would be an understatement.  We are loving how the yarns feel to knit, the color palette, and of course the amazing finished fabric the yarns create.

Stop by the store to purchase the pattern & choose from 40 colors of Shelter or order yarn & needles online with free shipping (pattern purchase from Ravelry).

**Photographed in colors Woodsmoke (MC) and Old World (CC)

Materials: To fit approximate bust size 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)"

Sample shown is first size shown on model with 34" bust

Brooklyn Tweed Shelter

(100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g);

8 (9, 9, 9, 9) skeins Main Color (MC) and 1 skein Contrast Color (CC)

Needles

Size A (for Main Body)

One 32” long or longer circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed

Suggested Size: US 10 (6 mm), Dreamz, Karbonz, or ChiaoGoo

Size B (for Ribbed Cuffs)

One pair of straight needles, two sizes smaller than Size A needle

Suggested Size: US 8 (5 mm), Dreamz, or Karbonz

Additional Tools

Blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, blocking wires (optional, but recommended), a small amount of sock yarn in a similar color for seaming Cuffs (see Construction Notes)

Skill Level

2 out of 5

 

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