Analeigh Cardigan by Irina Anikeeva
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Analeigh Cardigan

Knitting
January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1068 - 1735 yards (977 - 1586 m)
30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches / 76 (86, 96, 107, 117, 127, 137, 147) cm bust circumference. Shown in size M (38”/96 cm) on 37”/94 cm bust with 1”/2.5 cm of positive ease.
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Analeigh cardigan is worked in one piece from top to bottom. The torso is shaped gently at the waist. Stitches for stockinette sleeves are picked up along armholes and caps are worked using a German short-row technique. The cardigan is embellished front and back with lace/cable pattern, which can be worked either from charts or from written descriptions.

Sizes:
30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches / 76 (86, 96, 107, 117, 127, 137, 147) cm bust circumference.
Shown in size M (38”/96 cm) on 37”/94 cm bust with 1”/2.5 cm of positive ease.

Finished Measurements:
30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches / 76 (86, 96, 107, 117, 127, 137, 147) cm bust circumference.
Shown in size M (38”/96 cm) on 37”/94 cm bust with 1”/2.5 cm of positive ease.

Gauge:
20 sts and 29 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on size US 6 (4 mm) needle, after blocking.
Row gauge is extremely important for top-dow projects, so make sure that your row gauge is correct.

Tools:
Size US 6 (4 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular (circ) and US 5 (3.75 mm): 32” (80 cm) circular.
Double-pointed needles (DPNS) of same sizes.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
6 markers, tapestry needle, cable needle, waste yarn, nine 11/16”/ 2 cm buttons.

Materials:
Worsted weight yarn (approximate amounts): 1068 (1156, 1265, 1350, 1458, 1542, 1646, 1735) yards 961 (1040, 1138, 1215, 1312, 1387, 1481, 1561) m.
The Plucky Knitter Snug Worsted (70% Merino Wool, 20% Cashmere, 10% Alpaca; 230 yds/112 g): Vintage Icebox - 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins.

Difficulty: Intermediate.
Techniques: working in round, short-rows, reading charts, cable knitting, ssk, k2tog.

Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. Cable/lace pattern is written and charted.