This is an intermediate-level knitting pattern for a relaxed hoodie featuring a sporty waffle stitch, raglan sleeves, and a tubular iCord to gather the hood close. The hoodie is made with Country Classic 4 Ply yarn, a pure merino wool blend, which creates an extra cozy but lightweight layer. The combination of the waffle stitch and the yarn creates a textured and warm sweater that is perfect for the colder months.
The pattern is part of the Men’s Capsule Collection book and if you love this pattern, you will find the complete collection in the great value book of beautiful, timeless knits that you will make again and again.
To complete this pattern, you will need a pair of 3¼mm (UK10 – USA3) knitting needles, a pair of 2¾mm (UK12 – USA2) knitting needles, a pair of 3¼mm (UK10 – USA3) double pointed knitting needles and stitch holders. This pattern is suitable for knitters with some experience, who are familiar with basic knit and purl stitches, and want to try new techniques like waffle stitch and iCord.
The design number for this pattern is 10582, which will be helpful if you want to reference it again in the future. This pattern is a great choice for knitters who want to create a stylish and cozy sweater, perfect for colder months and with a sporty touch that can be worn casually.