Midnight Madness by Knit Graffiti is an oversized cape with a dramatic brioche triangle motif, surrounded by two-colour garter stitch stripes and two-colour brioche borders.
Midnight Madness is worked seamlessly from the bottom back up to the neckband, then the front panels are worked.
(measured after blocking) One size: Back measures 40” / 101.6cm wide by 32” / 81.3cm depth, measured from the top of shoulders down. Front panels each measure 15” / 38.1cm wide by 30” / 76.2cm depth, measured from top of shoulders down. Sizing and schematic in pattern.Yarn:
2,200 yds / 2011.68 meters DK weight
Main color (MC): 1,100yds / 1,015m
Contrast color (CC): 1,100yds / 1,015mNeedles:
4.5mm / US7 100cm / 40" circular needle. Circular needles are used for brioche knitting and to accommodate a large number of stitches.Tools:
tapestry needle, row counter, 6 stitch markers for dividing sections/bordersGauge:
20 sts x 24 rows = 4” / 10cm; measured in two-color garter stitch (taken after blocking; swatch instructions included with pattern)Knitting Knowledge:
Beginner-Intermediate. Basic two colour brioche skills are not required. Techniques used: knit, purl, brioche knit (brk), brioche purl (brp), simple brioche increases and decreases.Pattern Format:
Printed knitting pattern, includes a Ravelry download code