Baler Cardigan by Beatrice Perron Dahlen
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Baler Cardigan

Knitting
March 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle; 17 sts and 22 rnds = 4" in Eyelet patt on larger needle.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1000 - 1600 yards (914 - 1463 m)
34 (36½, 39½, 43½, 45, 48, 51½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 36½", modeled with 2½" of positive ease.

This cardigan has extra ease and length for a comfortable, relaxed fit. At the same time, an eyelet-stitch pattern on the sleeves adds elegance and visual interest. In an airy worsted-weight wool, the fabric has rustic appeal made modern by a bright hue.

Designer Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Finished Size 34 (36½, 39½, 43½, 45, 48, 51½)” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 36½”, modeled with 2½” of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs Highland (100% wool; 200 yd 183 m/3½ oz 100 g): #23 magenta, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle; six 1” buttons.

Gauge 15 sts and 22 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle; 17 sts and 22 rnds = 4” in Eyelet patt on larger needle.