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9011 Cardigan

Dale of Norway / Dalegarn #90
Knitting
January 1997
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in colourwork pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1526 - 2507 yards (1395 - 2292 m)

SUMMARY: This man’s or woman’s crew-neck cardigan is shown in short and long versions. Each features an overall ‘lice’ pattern within bands of 2 or 3 colours, a traditional snowflake design across the yoke and checkerboard patterning at the bottom of the body and sleeves. The ribbing is a solid colour. The button plackets are worked from stitches held until the finishing stages and then sewn on to the body. Both the button plackets and neckband are self-faced.

There are 3 colourways presented. The Long Version, with 2 colourways (the same 2 colours in reverse order), using 1 Main Colour (MC) and 1 Contrasting Colour (CC1), while the Short Version, with 1 colourway, uses 1 Main Colour (MC) and 3 Contrasting Colours (CC2 – CC4) in Dalegarn Heilo.

SIZES: Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 41¾ (44¾, 47¼, 50¼, 52¾) ”/ 106 (113.5, 120, 127.5, 134) cm

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Light weight yarn (DK): Long Version: MC – 400 (450, 500, 550, 600) g / 872 (981, 1090, 1199, 1308) yds / 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) balls, CC1 – 350 (400, 450, 500, 550) g / 763 (872, 981, 1090, 1199) yds / 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) balls: Short Version: MC – 250 (250, 300, 300, 350) g / 545 (545, 654, 654, 763) yds / 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) balls, CC2, CC3 & CC4 – 150 (150, 200, 200, 250) g / 327 (327, 436, 436, 545) yds / 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) balls.

SHOWN IN: Dalegarn Heilo, Long Version, Colourway 1: MC - #0083 Charcoal, CC1 - #0020 Natural, Colourway 2: MC - #0020 Natural, CC1 - #0083 Charcoal, Short Version, MC - #7382 Deep Teal, CC2 - #2671 Dark Taupe, CC3 - #4018 Cherry Red and CC4 - #3418 Burnt Orange.

GAUGE INFORMATION: 28 rounds of pattern equal 4” (10 cm). Use either 3 mm (US 2½) or 3½ mm (US 4) for pattern work, whichever is needed to obtain gauge. Small circular and/or double point needles are required. Crochet hook is used for picking up stitches.

CHARTS INCLUDED: 4 colourwork charts.

This pattern book is no longer commercially available but is sometimes found on eBay or other selling/trading sites. Colour #7382, Deep Teal is no longer available.