New Knit Kit: Boreas Cardigan by Holli Yeoh

Boreas Cardigan by Holli Yeoh: A trim and well shaped jacket style sweater with a touch of cable accents and stylish stand-up collar. Knit from bottom up and sewn together with neat design sewn-in zipper closure.

The designer writes: This cardigan is worked in pieces from the bottom up, then sewn together after blocking. The Front armholes are worked to a longer depth than the Back. The Front bands are worked in two pieces, a front and a back facing; the zipper is sewn in place between the bands. The cable pattern is presented in both chart form and row-by-row instructions.

We paired this pattern with DROPS Nepal, is a lovely, chunky and luxurious yarn spun in 35% superfine alpaca and 65% Peruvian Highland wool, a mix that accentuates the softness of alpaca while the wool contributes to the garments’ shape stability. Both fibers are untreated, which means that they are only washed and not exposed to any chemical treatment prior to the dyeing. This highlights the fibers’ natural properties, providing also a better shape and texture qualities.

Jurgen Kettler