Dissent Cardigan Kit



Demonstrate your commitment to equality for all and honor the memory of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Dissent Cardigan was designed by Andrea Rangel in honor of Notorious RBG in 2018. The time to cast on this classic cardigan has never been more perfect.

Our Dissent Cardigan kits are offered in your choice of Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok, The Fibre Co. Cumbria, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or limited release Brooklyn Tweed Ranch 02. Please note: The pattern is not included in these kits, but you can purchase it on Ravelry right here.

Designer Andrea Rangel is donating 15% of proceeds from all three of her Dissent Series patterns – Dissent Cardigan, Dissent Pullover, and Dissent Toque, to the ACLU from September 18 through November 3, 2020. To match her generosity, Fancywork Yarn Shop will also be donating 15% of proceeds from the sale of our Dissent Kits to the ACLU for the same period of time.

Join our Dissent Knit-Along Saturday, October 3rd through October 31st in the virtual Fancywork Lounge on Ravelry and in our Fancywork Zoom Room from Saturdays 10am-noon! We’ll knit like the wind through October and be ready to cast our votes on November 3rd (or well before if you’re voting by mail!).

Finished Bust Circumference with Bands Overlapping:
34 (37.25, 40.5, 43.5) (46, 49.25, 52.5, 55.5) (58, 61.25, 64.5) in

How to choose your size: To measure your bust circumference, measure around the fullest part of your bust while wearing the undergarments or layers you will want to wear beneath your finished sweater, Then ADD the amount of positive ease you prefer. The designer’s recommended positive ease for the Dissent Cardigan is +1-4.5 in.

About the Yarns

Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok
A heathered, two-ply yarn from the highest quality Peruvian Highland sheep. Extremely soft and rich in character with excellent stitch definition. 123 yds/50g hank.

The Fibre Co. Cumbria
A blend of merino wool, mohair, and heritage-breed Masham (pronounced massam) wool, Cumbria is warm, lustrous, and drapes elegantly. The yarn has crisp stitch definition and gently heathered colors. Each hank of Cumbria has a generous 238 yds / 100g hank and will make heirloom pieces for every wardrobe.

Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
Shelter has a rustic hand and a rich, tweedy, dyed-in-the-wool color palate, making it perfect for classic cardigans like Dissent. Shelter makes lightweight, warm, and surprisingly durable wardrobe staples. 140 yds/50g hank.

Brooklyn Tweed Ranch 02
Dyed in colors inspired by the open skies, clear waters, and clean earth of Wyoming, Ranch 02 is a worsted weight workhorse with excellent stitch definition and a bold hand. The yarn’s cotton-like softness belies it’s woolly memory and warmth. Ranch 02 is a limited edition yarn – once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. 102 yds/50g hank.