Essential Cardigan

Essential Cardigan

 

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This elegant cardigan will quickly become your go-to sweater. Double moss stitch gives the fabric a delicate texture, while ribbed cables climb along the front opening and neckline, lending a subtle curve to the bottom edge. The raglan cardigan is knit seamlessly from the bottom up and the cabled front bands continue until they meet at the back of the neck. Wear it open, or close it with a shawl pin for a closer fit.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Bust: 36.5″(40.5″, 44.5″, 48.5″, 52.5″)
Waist: 32.5″(36.5″, 40.5″, 44.5″, 48.5″)
Hip: 34.5″(38.5″, 42.5″, 46.5″, 50.5″)
Length: 22″(22.5″, 23″, 23.5″, 24″)
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 17.5″

GAUGE 4″ = 24 sts and 36 rows in Double Moss Stitch
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 22-24 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch

MATERIALS
1350(1500, 1650, 1800, 1950) yards sport weight yarn
US 4 (3.5mm) circular needles 29″ or longer or size needed to obtain gauge
US 4 (3.5mm) set of 4 double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
cable needle
stitch markers
stitch holders or scrap yarn
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Cascade Ultra Pima (100% cotton; 220 yards/100 grams)