Galvanized Cardigan

Nov 17, 2010
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The juxtaposition of a classic worsted weight wool with a laceweight corrugated ribbing makes a stunning impact in this women’s cardigan. The jacket is knit in the round with the sleeves joined for the raglan yoke, and the appealing corrugated rib is carried along all the edges.

Designer
Amy Christoffers
Finished Size 33 (35, 37, 40½, 45½, 49)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 33", modeled with zero ease.
Yarn Rowan Felted Tweed (50% merino, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 191 yd [175 m]/50 g): #172 ancient (gray; MC), 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9) balls. Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% super kid mohair, 30% silk; 229 yd [209 m]/25 g): #644 ember (yellow; CC) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) ball(s).
Yarns distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Body, sleeves, and ribbing—size 4 (3.5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Bands—size 2 (2.75 mm): 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9) ⅝" buttons.
Gauge 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st with MC on larger needle; 28 sts and 34 rows = 4" in corrugated rib, after blocking.


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