Bowsprit Cardigan

Apr 17, 2013
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BOWSPRIT CARDIGAN

Charles D. Gandy

Yarnovers and changing needles adds open stripes to a swingy cardigan. Edges are held firm with hemmed and mitered corners.

Finished Size 36 (40½, 44, 48½, 52)" bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 36".

Yarn Universal Yarn Cotton Supreme (100% cotton; 180 yd [165 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #610 navy, 7 (8, 9, 11, 12) skeins.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 40–47" circular (cir), depending on garment size, and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 10 (6 mm): 32–40" cir, depending on garment size, 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 32 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle; 12 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle.


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