Ambrosia

Knit With Me is a collection of 12 designs by Gudrun Johnston in collaboration with Quince & Co.

This pattern can be purchased individually here or as part of the collection “Knit With Me” here.

Ambrosia

This hooded, yoked cardigan is worked from the bottom up with sleeves and body joined at the underarm. The garter stitch band is picked up along the fronts and around the hood.

Finished measurements

27 (29 ½, 32 ¼, 35, 37 ½, 40 ¼, 43, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51)” [68.5 (75, 82, 89,

95.5, 102, 109, 115.5, 122.5, 129.5)] cm bust circumference

Shown in 32 ¼” [82 cm] with 2 ¼” [5.75 cm] positive ease and 35″ [95.5 cm] with 1″ [2.5 cm] negative ease.

Yarn

Puffin by Quince & Co. (100% American wool; 112 yd [102 m]/100 g)

7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 12, 13) skeins Carrie’s Yellow 125 (32 ¼”) or Kittywake (35″)

Or 760 (830, 890, 985, 1050, 1115, 1200, 1275, 1340, 1420) yd chunky weight yarn.

Needles

One 40″ circular needle (circ) in size US 11 [8mm]

One set double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 11 [8mm] or use 40″circ to work magic loop for sleeves

One 40″ circ in size US 10 ½ [6.5mm]

Cable needle (optional)

Or size to obtain gauge

Notions

Stitch markers (m)

Stitch holders or waste yarn

Four 4″ strips of contrasting color yarn in a similar weight to working yarn

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

3 toggle buttons 2 ¼” long

Gauge

12 sts and 17 rows= 4″ [10 cm] in stockinette st with larger needles, after blocking.

11 sts and 24 rows= 4″ [10 cm] in garter st with larger needles, after blocking.

11 sts and 22 rows= 4″ [10 cm] in floating hexagon pattern with larger needles, after blocking.