Becker

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Knitting
September 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
980 - 1862 yards (896 - 1703 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL), see notes
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A crew neck cardigan worked seamlessly from the bottom up with cable panels and garter stitch yoke.


Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). Shown in size S.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 32½ (35½, 39¼, 43, 47½, 52¼)“, with 1½” front bands overlapped
Length: 22¼ (25, 25¼, 25½, 27¾, 28)“

Yarn
Chateau by Classic Elite Yarns
(70% baby alpaca, 30% bamboo; 50 g = 98 yards)
10 (12, 13, 15, 17, 19) hanks 1458 Crimson

Needles
Circular knitting needle (32”) and double pointed needles (dpn) in size US 8 (5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Circular knitting needle (32”) and double pointed needles (dpn) in size US 6 (4 mm)

Other Materials
Cable needle (cn)
Stitch holders
Stitch markers
Six ¾“ buttons
Crochet hook in size US G/6 (4 mm), optional

Gauge
17 sts and 23 rows/rnds = 4” in St st using larger needles, blocked; 24-st Cable Panel patts meas 4” wide using larger needles, blocked; 18 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Gtr st using smaller needles. Take time to save time, check your gauge.