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My nod to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. Tree bark cables around the body with a scaly leaf pattern for the sleeves.

Body is knit in the round to the underams then worked back and forth, same as for sleeves.

Cable/stitch charts with rnd x rnd & row x row instructions.

Price of Printed Pattern: $10 CAD

Fangorn - Body Detail
Fangorn - Sleeve Detail


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Measurements S(M,L)

Actual bust/chest 32-36"/81-91.5cm(37-41"/94-104cm     42-47"/106.5-119.5cm)

Finished bust/chest 33"/84cm(38"/96.5cm     44"/112cm)


Any fingering weight of your choice, 1.75 oz/50 gm approx. =192 yards/175 metres (Cover model knit as size S)

15(18,21) balls

Needles 'n' Notions

One 3mm (US 3) 32"/81 cm (for size S) or 40"/101.5 cm (for Sizes M,L) circular knitting needles or size to obtain gauge.

Four 3mm (US 3) double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge.

Cable needle, stitch holders, markers, darning needle.


40 sts and 40 rnds/rows = 4"/10 cm with 3mm (US 3) needles over chart A pattern.