A Walk in the Woods Cardigan by Joanne Scrace

A Walk in the Woods Cardigan

Crochet
November 2013
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in half treble (UK)
800 - 1600 yards (732 - 1463 m)
To fit bust: 76, 86, 97, 107, 117, 127, 137, 147, 157cm
UK
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Casual and timeless, this unisex cardigan suits all ages. Quick to make in chunky yarn, this will keep you warm on winter walks or snuggling by the fireside.

Sizes
Finished Chest 86 (96, 106, 116, 125, 135, 147, 155, 166) cm/ 34 (38, 42, 46, 49.5, 53.5, 58, 61.5, 65.5) in
Designed to be worn with 5-10 cm/2-4 in positive ease

Materials
Berroco Peruvia Quick, (100% wool, chunky weight, 100g/94m/104yd)
Yarn A: 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 16) hanks in Oats (9104)
Yarn B – 1 hank in Sea Turtle (9125)
Yarn C – 1 hank in Saddle Brown (9152)
(original sample used the now discontinued Artesano British Wool)

6mm hook
5.5 mm hook
7 buttons 2.5cm/1” in diameter

Tension
Work 12st and 9 rows in htr to measure 10x10cm or 4x4in using 6mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

Skills Used
Basic stitches, working in front/back loops only, increasing, decreasing, working in rows, working in rounds, changing colour within a row, working stitches into row ends, chainless foundation stitch (instructions given).

Construction
Top down, seamless with circular yoke, no waist shaping. Sleeves worked in round whilst attached to the body. Button bands picked up after.