Is it a Poncho with T-Rex sleeves? Or a cape? Or a weirdly shaped cardigan?
In any case, this oversized garment is super comfortable, fun and versatile. Wear it with the opening in front as a stylish cape/cardigan, or turn P-Rex into a boxy sweater with an open back.
The unique combination of two-color brioche and garter stitch adds another texture and color dimension to the pattern. Use complementary colors that blend together or high contrasting colors that make the brioche pop.
P-Rex is knit seamlessly top-down with saddle shoulders in brioche stitch.
XS (S, M, L, XL)
to fit chest circumference 81-86 (91-96, 101-106, 111-116, 121-127) cm / 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)”
Yarn: 2 colors of light sport or heavy fingering weight yarn (of about 330m per 100g)
Wollmeise Blend in minty-blue (A) and gray (B) – in Size M
22 sts/24 rows=10cm/4” in brioche stitch (relaxed after blocking)
22 sts/48 rows=10cm/4” in garter stitch (relaxed after blocking)
(2 rows in garter stitch = 1 row in brioche stitch)
Needles: US 2½ / 3 mm circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge), US 6/4 mm DPNs (for CO & BO)
Notions: tapestry needle, 8 stitch markers, stitch holder/waste yarn, safety pin/cable needle/open stitch marker (for 1 stitch only)