Kathe Cardigan

Cardigan Knitting PatternThe Kathe Cardigan by Linda Marveng is featured in Interweave Knits Fall 2016. The pattern can be purchased on its own or with the magazine.

The Kathe Cardigan is an elegant and feminine modern classic. The leaf lace panels pair with the luscious open collar to make a stunning garment. This comfortable knit can be worn with a skirt and heels to the office or dressed down for the weekend.

Skill Level Intermediate

Finished Size 31 (33½, 36½, 39½, 43½, 47½)” bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 36½”; modeled with 2½” of positive ease.

Yarn SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Sport (100% superwash merino wool; 328 yd [300 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]): tumbled stone, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.

Needles Size 2½ (3 mm): straight and two 32″ circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 36 rows = 4″ in Reverse Fern St patt; 26 sts and 44 rows = 4″ in Moss st; 24 sts and 36 rows = 4″ in St st.
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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.