#02 Sideways Cardigan by Deborah Newton
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#02 Sideways Cardigan

March 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch using size 7 (4.5mm) needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
644 - 1012 yards (589 - 925 m)
Bust 37½ (45, 52½)"/95 (114, 133)cm
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Errata available: vogueknitting.com

Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 2008: “Knit cuff to cuff in horizontal panels of zigzag cables and lace, Deborah Newton’s boxy cardigan looks crisp in biofil-cotton ‘Sky’ from Tahki Stacy Charles. It closes at the top with two oversized buttons.”

“Cropped, standard-fitting, fly-away cardigan worked multi-directionally with lace and zigzag patterns. Sized for X-Small/Small, Medium/Large, 1-X/2-X and shown in size X-Small/Small on page 61.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • X-Small/Small (Medium/Large, 1-X/2-X)
  • Bust 37½ (45, 52½)“/95 (114, 133)cm
  • Length 16 (17, 18)“/40.5 (43, 45.5)cm


  • 7 (9, 11) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 92yd/82m) of Tahki Yarns/Tahki.Stacy Charles, Inc. Sky (biofil cotton) in #1 ecru
  • One pair size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Two 1-3/8”/34mm buttons

Additional Gauges:

  • 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10cm over openwork pat using size 7 (4.5mm) needles
  • Zigzag panel and lace panel (15 sts total) = 3.5”/9cm wide
  • One repeat of Zigzag panel (24 rows) - 3.75”/9.5cm

Note: Lower portions of sweater are worked side to side with yoke picked up and worked to shoulders.

There is a 4” ease Only 3 sizes.

Sky is made of 100% Biofil cotton, which is grown without pesticides, chemical fertilizers or defoliants. The supersoft cotton fibers are spun, then colored with low-impact dyes that are environmentally-friendly.