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#25 Wide Rib Cardigan

Knitting
December 2009
Zealana Aspire-Tui
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in wide rib slightly stretched
US 10 - 6.0 mm
968 - 1331 yards (885 - 1217 m)
Bust (closed) 36 (43, 50)"/91.5 (109, 127)cm

Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2009/10: “the linear quality of the wide ribbing that forms Hart’s long-sleeved buttoned cardigan, worked in ‘Aspire-tui’ by Zealana, is softened by the lace detailing at the waist, hemline, neck and cuffs.”

“Standard-fitting cardigan with eyelet insets and tapered sides.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Sized for X-Small/Small, Medium/Large, 1X/2X
  • Bust (closed) 36 (43, 50)”/91.5 (109, 127)cm
  • Length 26 (26½, 28)”/66.5 (68, 71)cm
  • Upper arm 14 (15, 16½)”/35.5 (38, 42)cm

Materials:

  • 8 (10, 11) 3½oz/100g balls (each approx 121yd/111m) of Zealana, Aspire-Tui (wool/cashmere/possum) in #T07 pink
  • One pair size 10 (6mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • One size 10 (6mm) circular needle, 32”/80cm long
  • Eight ¾-inch (20mm) buttons

Gauge:

  • 16 sts and 20 rows = 4”/10cm over wide rib, slightly stretched using size 10 (65mm) needles
  • TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Note: The body of the cardigan is constructed by first working the upper wide rib section, then the lower wide rib sections. All of the eyelet band insets are picked up sts along the body edges. Visit our website for schematics.