Chromatic Cardigan

Chromatic Cardigan

 

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Have fun playing with color on this child’s sweater, which makes a perfect first stranded-colorwork project. The cardigan is worked seamlessly from the neck down with round-yoke shaping, and knits up quickly with aran weight yarn.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
1 year(2 years, 4 years)
Chest: 21″(23.75″, 24.75″)
Body Length: 11.25″(12.5″, 14.25″)
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 7″(7.5″, 8.25″)

GAUGE 17 sts and 21 rows in Stocking Stitch on larger needles

MATERIALS
180(210, 300) yards aran weight yarn in main color
90(90, 100) yards aran weight yarn in contrast color
US 8 (5mm) and US 10 (6mm) circular needles 16″ or longer or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
US 8 (5mm) and US 10 (6mm) set of 4 double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
6(7, 8) 5/8″ buttons
stitch holders
stitch markers
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton
(100% organic cotton; 150 yards/100 grams)