Colorwork Cardigan by Deborah Newton

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Colorwork Cardigan by Deborah Newton

This free pattern can be downloaded from here.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, XL, 2XL, 3XL), to fit bust 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)”

Sample is shown in size Medium. Cardigan has oversized fit, with approx 4-6” ease. To size down for a closer fit, refer to cardigan measurements.

Materials:

Cascade Yarns® 220 Sport; 100% Highland Wool; 50 g (1.75 oz); 164 yds (150 m):

7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins Color #8410 Silver: main color (MC).

3 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7) skeins Color #2401 Burgundy Red: contrasting color (CC).

Sizes US 5, 6 and 7 (3.5 mm, 4mm and 4.5 mm) circular knitting needles, 24” or 36” long, or size to obtain gauge.

Four extra circular needles for stitch holders.

Yarn needle for weaving in ends.

5 buttons, 1.25” wide

Finished Measurements:

Finished bust measurement, includes 1.5” buttonband: 40.5( 44.5, 48.75, 53, 57, 62.5)”
Sleeve width upper arm: 15 (16, 17, 18, 19, 20)”
Length, from shoulder: 27.5 (28, 28.5, 29, 29.5, 30)”

Gauge:

23 sts x 24 rows = 4” (10 cm), after light steaming, in Colorwork Chart pats using size 7 needle.
24 sts = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stitch buttonband using a size 5 (3.5 mm) needle.

To save time, take time to check gauge.