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it’s finally here – the apocalypse hoodie

February 22, 2006

A simple zip up hooded cardigan knit from the top down using a modified figure of eight cast on and no seams. There is an intarsia and duplicate stitch tree detail at the bottom of the left front and the extended cuffs are knit in a contrast colour with thumbholes.

The pattern is written in the following sizes, however it is also easy to custom fit to any size.
xs, s, m, l, xl, xxl, xxxl.

Bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) inches
81.5 (86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 102, 112) cm.

The following materials are required:

MC: Approx 490 (550, 570, 600, 630, 660, 770) yards / 450 (500, 520, 550, 580, 600, 650) metres of bulky weight yarn. I used Rowan Polar in Stormy.

CC: Approx 56 yards / 50 metres of bulky weight yarn. I used Rowan Polar in Silver Lining.

A small amount of tapestry yarn in a colour that matches MC.

1 26 (26, 26, 28, 28, 28, 28) inch / 66 (66, 66, 71, 71, 71, 71) cm open ended zip.

Along with:
1 size 11 (8mm) 32? (80cm) or longer circular needle.
1 set of size 11 (8mm) double pointed needles.

The guage is:
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4? (10cm) measured over stocking st.

The pattern includes step by step instructions for working the modified figure of eight cast on. There are 9 pages including full directions, schematics and the chart for the tree.

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