Pluie Cardigan

Alex Capshaw-Taylor

An all-over umbrella motif adds sweetly vintage charm to a fitted cardigan. Sweater is worked with intarsia colorwork and contrast color edging for a polished look.

Finished Size 34½ (38½, 43, 47, 50½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 34½ ", modeled with minimal ease.

Yarn Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift (100% Shetland wool; 115 yd [105 m]/7⁄8 oz [25 g]): #273 foxglove (purple; MC), 10 (11, 13, 15, 17) balls; #179 buttermilk (cream; CC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) balls. Yarn distributed by Simply Shetland.

Needles Sizes 1½ (2.5 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; tapestry needle; yarn bobbins; seven 5⁄8" buttons.

Gauge 28 sts and 38 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles.


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3 thoughts on “Pluie Cardigan

  1. Not a fan of “cutsie” sweaters.  I love Mags Kandis’ Intarsia patterns, though.  I admire the designer, though! That is something I have NEVER done.