Bi-Wing Cardigan by Emily Ringelman

Bi-Wing Cardigan

Knitting
December 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1540 - 1980 yards (1408 - 1811 m)
37 (40, 44, 48, 52)" circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 37"; modeled with 2" of positive ease.

The Bi-Wing Cardigan’s bias-knit pockets mimic the struts from classic biplanes and add a youthful element to this classic cardigan. The body is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed, then stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole and worked in the round.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 37 (40, 44, 48, 52)“ circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 37”; modeled with 2” of positive ease.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Lascaux Worsted (75% Punta Arenas wool, 25% Manx Loaghtan wool; 220 yd (201 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): forever in blue jeans, 7 (7, 8, 9, 9) skeins.

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

Notions Marker (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle; seven 11⁄16” buttons.

Gauge 21 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st.

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NOTES

  • The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole, and the sleeves are worked from the top down in the round.

  • The pockets are worked separately and sewn on.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.