Magellan Cardigan

Nov 22, 2011
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Magellan Cardigan
Nancy Eiseman

A cozy, comfy, sweater with garter stitch collar and optional belt. Sweater is knit top down; sleeves and collar are created by picking up stitches for a seamless project. The perfect weekend warmer.

Finished Size 35 (38, 40, 41½, 45¼, 49)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 35", modeled with 2–4" of ease..
Yarn Rowan Felted Tweed Chunky (50% merino wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 55 yd [50 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #285 seaweed, 20 (22, 24, 26, 27, 30) skeins.
Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Body, sleeves, and collar—size 11 (8 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Back tab and belt—size 10½ (6.5 mm): straight needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; two 1" buttons.
Gauge 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles.


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