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Ayase Cardigan

Knitting
November 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in over washed and blocked St st swatch using larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
960 - 1550 yards (878 - 1417 m)
To fit bust sizes 34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)”
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綾瀬市 - Ayase, a city in Kanagawa Prefecture

Ayase is the city in Japan where the inspiration for this cardigan came from. A textured design on the manhole cover with circles translated to circular cables in knitwear of this top-down yoked cardigan. Cleverly constructed with shaping taking place within cabled tiers this cardigan is also trimmed with incorporated and applied I-cords to create clean finishing for this exciting yet intricate garment.

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SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (closed, not overlapped):
Bust: 34.5 (36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 42.5, 44.5, 46.5, 48.5, 50.5, 52.5)”
Length from back neck: 23.75 (23.75, 24.25, 24.5, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5, 25.75, 26.25, 26.5)”

YARN
Fibre Company “Organik” (70% organic merino, 15% alpaca, 15% slk); 50g/98yd; color Magma; 10 (10,
12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 15, 16, 16) skeins
OR
960 (980, 1085, 1120, 1255, 1315, 1375, 1435, 1490, 1550) yds of other worsted weight yarn

NOTES
This cardigan is worked top down with shaping taking place within the circular yoke, which is comprised of 3 cabled tiers. Each tier section is worked differently, with a varying number of repeats.
Incorporated I-cord is worked along both edges as trims for the fronts, and neck, hem and cuff edges are finished with I-cord bind offs.