Belfast Cardigan by Irina Anikeeva
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Belfast Cardigan

Knitting
November 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
46 stitches and 32 rows
in of Braid chart = 8¼" wide and 5" tall on larger needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1800 - 2475 yards (1646 - 2263 m)
41¾ (47, 51¾, 57)" chest circumference, buttoned; cardigan shown measures 47"; modeled with 7" of positive ease
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The Belfast Cardigan is a cross between the trendy grandpa sweater and a smoking jacket. The heavy enveloping cables and plush garter-stitch shawl collar make this cardigan an essential winter layer for men and women.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 41¾ (47, 51¾, 57)” chest circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 47”; modeled with 7” of positive ease.

Yarn Imperial Yarn Erin (100% wool; 225 yd 206 m/4 oz 113 g): rain, 8 (9,
10, 11) skeins.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.


Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle; five 1 1/8” buttons.

Gauge 46 sts and 32 rows of Braid chart = 8¼” wide and 5” tall on larger needle.

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