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#27 Hooded Cardigan

by Missoni
Knitting
January 1991
Filatura di Crosa/Stacy Charles Inc. Andros
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2958 - 3783 yards (2705 - 3459 m)
Bust (buttoned) 58½"/148.5cm
This pattern is available for download for $6.00.

Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Fall 2007: “There are thirty-five years to go until VK reaches its diamond anniversary, but that doesnt mean we can’t celebrate now with Missoni’s Diamond Sweater, first shown on the Fall 1991 cover. It’s worked in a diagonal block pattern with two yarns from Filatura Di Crosa/Tahki.Stacy Charles: the solid ‘Zara’ and the speckled ‘Carousel.’ A striped button band, hemline and cuffs balance the geometric punch of this cushy creation.”

“Oversized, diagonal blocked-pattern cardigan with modified set-in sleeves, hood and striped bands, by Missoni. Shown in one size on page 143.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • One size
  • Bust (buttoned) 58½”/148.5cm
  • Length 31¼”/79.5cm
  • Upper arm 16¼”/41cm

Materials:

  • 1991 Yarns: 9 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 93yd/84m) of Filatura di Crosa/Stacy Charles Inc. Giglio (wool) in #613 black (A); 5 balls in #617 grey (B); 3 balls each in #618 purple (C), #628 orange (D), #626 green (E) & 3 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 117yd/105m) of Filatura di Crosa/Stacy Charles Inc. Andros (mohair/cotton/polyester/nylon) in #202 yellow/green variegated (F); 2 balls each in #203 pink/orange variegated (G) and #204 purple/pink variegated (H).
  • 2007 Yarns: 7 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 137yd/125m) of Filatura di Crosa/Tahki.Stacy Charles Inc. Zara (wool) in #1469 charcoal (A); 4 balls in #1451 taupe (B); 3 balls each in #1748 tan (C), #1746 dark teal (D), #1503 olive (E) & 3 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 149yd/135m) of Filatura di Crosa/Tahki.Stacy Charles Inc. Carousel (extrafine merino wool/viscose/polyamide) in #2 brown (F); 2 balls each in #1 cream (H) and #3 green (G).
  • One pair each sizes 6 and 8 (4 and 5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Size 6 (4mm) circular needle 36”/90cm
  • Bobbins and stitch holders
  • Seven 1”/25mm buttons

Gauge: 36 sts = 7”/18cm and 40 rows = 6½”/16.5cm over St st and chart 2 using size 8 (5mm) needles. Take time to check gauge.

Note: Use bobbins for large blocks of color. When changing colors, twist yarns on WS to prevent holes.

This pattern was originally published in Vogue Knitting, Fall 1991 and reprinted in Vogue Knitting, Fall 2007.