Comanche Hill Cardigan

Cardigan Knitting PatternThe Comanche Hill Cardigan by Kathryn Folkert is featured in Interweave Knits Fall 2016. The pattern can be purchased with the magazine.

Inspired by the gorgeous baskets woven by the Washoe people of Nevada and California, the Comanche Hill Cardigan is made to go with jeans and a T-shirt, making it the perfect comfortable statement piece for every day. The body is worked in the round and steeked open to accommodate the colorwork for a no-fuss cardigan with a big payoff.

Skill Level Intermediate

Finished Size 15¼ (17, 19¼, 21, 23¼)” back width at underarm. Cardigan shown measures 19¼” on model with 39″ bust.

Yarn Swans Island All American Collection Sport (100% rambouillet wool; 185 yd [169 m]/1½ oz [40 g]): #AAS211 hibiscus (MC), 7 (7, 7, 8, 9) skeins; #AAS219 beach (CC1), 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins; #AAS232 marine (CC2), 1 skein.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 40″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24″ and 40″ cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 34 rnds = 4″ in St st on larger needle.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.