Blue Skies Cardigan

Sep 1, 2009
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Designer Katie Himmelberg
Finished size 33¾ (38, 42, 45¼, 49½, 52¾)" bust circumference, buttoned. Jacket shown measures 38".
YarnBrown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd [174 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #M08 wild oak (MC), 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins; #M175 bronze patina (medium brown) and #M89 (roasted coffee (dark brown), 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) each; #M113 oregano (dark green), #M191 kiwi (light green), #M07 sable (grayish-brown), #M51 winter blue, #M11 white frost, 1 skein each.
Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 32" and 16" circulars (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Tapestry needle;
• stitch holders;
• markers (m; 2 in a contrasting color for sleeve cap shaping);
• five 1¼" buttons;
• tapestry wool in matching color for attaching buttons;
• contrasting waste yarn;
• sewing machine or sharp-point sewing needle and matching thread for sewing steeks.
Gauge 19½ sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st in the rnd on larger needles.


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