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Autumn Stripes Cardigan

Interweave Knits, Fall 1996
Interweave Online Store
Knitting
July 1996
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1400 - 1600 yards (1280 - 1463 m)
44 (46, 48, 50)" (112 (117, 122, 127) cm) bust/chest circumference
This pattern is available for download for $3.85.

Patter Description from Interweave Online Store: “This colorful sweater is knit in slip stitch - only one color is used in each row. The button bands are worked in reverse stockinette stitch and are added by picking up and knitting stitches along neck and front edges.”

Finished Size: 44 (46, 48, 50)” (112 (117, 122, 127) cm) bust/chest circumference. Sweater shown is size 46.

Yarn: Harrisville Designs Highland Style (100% wool; 200 yd/31/2 oz (183 m/100 g)): Blackberry K-37 (MC), 4 (4, 4, 5) skeins; Loden Blue K-38 (A), Russet K-39 (B), Hemlock K-21(C), 1 skein each.

Yarn weight: #4 - Medium

Gauge:

  • 18 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over St st.
  • 18½ sts and 30 rows = 4” (10 cm) over slip-stitch pattern.

Needles:

  • Body and Sleeves—Size 7 (4.5 mm); Ribbing—Size 6 (4 mm).
  • Button Band—Size 6 (4 mm): 39” (100 cm) circular.
  • Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Stitch holder; six 7/8” (2.2 cm) buttons.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall Premier 1996