McIntosh

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.

McIntosh

This simple, open-front cardigan is worked as a top-down raglan. The fronts at the bottom edge are shaped using short rows and finished with an i-cord bind off. The ribbing is worked by picking up stitches around the fronts and back neck.

Finished measurements

30 ½ (33 ¼, 36, 39 ¼, 42, 44 ½, 47 ¼, 50, 53 ¼, 56)” [77.5 (84.5, 91.5, 99.5, 106.5, 113, 120, 127, 135, 142) cm] bust circumference

Shown in 36″ [91.5 cm] and 39 ¼” [99.5 cm] with 2 ¾” positive ease.

Yarn

Chickadee by Quince & Co. (100% American wool; 181 yd [166 m] / 50 g)

4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins in Kittywake 151 or Frost 103 (MC)

2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins in Kumlien’s Gull 152 or Bird’s Egg 106 (CC)

Or 667 (704, 765, 816, 882, 930, 1000, 1042, 1121, 1164) yd in MC and 290 (328, 350, 395, 419, 467, 490, 540, 567, 618) yd in CC in sport weight yarn.

Samples shown in Kittywake/Kumlien’s Gull (36″) and Frost/Bird’s Egg (39 ¼”)

Needles

One 32″ or 40″ circular needle (circ) in size US 5 [3.75mm]

One 32″ or 40″ circ US 4 [3.5mm]

One set of double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 5 [3.75mm] or use longest circ to work magic loop for sleeves

Or size to obtain gauge

Notions

Stitch markers (m)

Stitch holders or waste yarn

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Twelve 4″ strips of CC yarn in a similar weight to working yarn

Gauge

24 sts and 36 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in stockinette st on larger needles,

after blocking.