Contrails Cardigan




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The Contrails Cardigan is inspired by the long white feathery contrails left in the sky as planes pass overhead. Have you ever daydreamed as you watched clouds pass and traced the contrails across the sky?

The Contrails Cardigan is knit with one strand of Marina (laceweight) and 2 strands of Cabrito (mohair) in two different colors. Together, the colors are subtle and soft, shifting over the course of the garment. Knit at a larger gauge, the fabric becomes soft and airy and cloud-like.

Knit from the top down seamlessly, the Contrails Cardigan is a garment of simple construction yet timeless silhouette. With Marina's yardage coming in at 874 yds/skein, only one is needed for any size selected!


Designer
Sarah Chapman

Finished Size
Finished Bust Circumference: 32½ (35½, 40, 44½) (48½, 53, 56, 60½)”
Length: 17¼ (18, 18½, 19) (19¼, 19½, 20, 20½)” from base of neckband to lower edge
Sweater shown measures 40”.

Yarn
Shown in N0036 Lavanda (Manos del Uruguay Marina, 1 sk for all sizes and Cabrito: 2 (2, 3, 3) (3, 3, 4, 4) sks each of R9024 Kindness (Manos del Uruguay Cabrito C1) and R6966 Tiza (Cabrito C2)

Notions
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Gauge
11 sts and 16 rows/rnds = 4”/10cm in St st on larger needles using 1 strand of Marina and 2 strands of Cabrito held together.

Needle Size
US 11 / 8mm 16” and 24” or 32” (depending on your size) circular needles and double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 10½ / 6.5mm 24” or 32” (depending on your size) circular needle and double-pointed needles

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