Abita by Mari Chiba


January 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on US 3
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1100 - 2035 yards (1006 - 1861 m)
30 (321/4, 36, 39, 423/4, 451/4)
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This lightweight cardigan is a great accessory for cool spring and summer days. This simple cardigan is all about the details. A lovely rolled collar, a beautiful pleat with a surprise lace panel, and garter stitch edging. This is a cardigan you’ll throw over just about everything in your wardrobe.

The pattern is worked from the bottom up seamlessly in one piece. Sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up, then body and sleeves are joined and worked in one piece. Stitches are picked up along the neck and front sides and the neckband is worked in one piece. Pattern includes directions and diagrams on creating pleats.

Locking stitch markers
A knitting needle 3 sizes bigger than the one used to achieve gauge, for casting on the Body. Sample used a US 6 4mm Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins Gems Fingering
Shown in #1452 Violet