Secret Garden Cocoon Cardi Pattern
The Secret Garden Cocoon Wrap is the perfect way to surround yourself in a multitude of yarn and stitches. It begins in the center of the back with a circular cast on, and continues to grow as you work in the round, creating a large circle. Armholes are created and the fronts are worked flat, changing into an oval shape. Ribbing is added all around as a finishing touch. A mix of Wildflower yarns and Spun Cloud is used throughout along with various stitches to create added texture and dimension.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Knitter
US 17 (12.75 mm) circular needles, 40” / 100 cm long or longer for magic loop
US 17 (12.75 mm) double pointed needles, optional
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)
36 (44, 52, 60)” / 91.5 (112, 132, 152.5) cm finished body circumference, when fronts overlap. Designed to be worn with approximately 4” / 10 cm of positive ease. The sample is shown in a size 2 on a 40” / 100 cm bust with 4” / 10 cm of positive ease.
Gauge: 7.5 sts and 11.5 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette st worked flat using Spun Cloud (MC), taken after blocking
MC: 2 (2, 3, 3) skeins of Spun Cloud shown in Honeysuckle
CC: 5 (5, 7, 7) skeins of Wildflower shown in the following colors:
CC1: Beatnik, CC2: Ochre Rose, CC3: Goldenrod, CC4: Wisteria, CC5: Petal
Note: Sizes 3 and 4 will have 2 skeins of CC2 and CC5.
Pattern Designer: Laurel Gervitz