This relaxed cardigan is worked in an all-over textured pattern that’s fun to work and easy to follow. Set-in sleeves, subtle waist shaping, and a graceful V-neck create a flattering fit. The body of the sweater is worked first in one piece, then the sleeves are worked in the round and seamed into the armholes. The button band is picked up and worked after seaming. Seams are used only in the most important spots to provide longevity - the shoulders and armholes - creating a garment that will won’t stretch out, but doesn’t require too much finishing.
A pullover version of this pattern is also available.
Intended to be worn with +3-4 in/7.5-10 cm of ease at bust for standard fit; shown in size 34 in/86.5 cm with +4 in/10 cm of ease on model.
Shown in The Knitting Boutique Susquehanna Worsted (85% Organic Polworth Wool, 15% Silk; 180 yd/165 m per 115 g skein)
17 sts/32 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Garter Stitch using smaller needle
Needles & Notions
Needle A: US #6/4 mm 32 in/80 cm circular
Needle B (Gauge Needle): needle US #8/5 mm 32 in/80 cm circular needle
Needle C: US #6/4 mm needle; use preferred small-circumference circular knitting method (set double pointed needles, long circular for magic loop method, or two circular needles)
Needle D: US #8/5 mm needle; use preferred small-circumference circular knitting method (set double pointed needles, long circular for magic loop method, or two circular needles)