Black Baccara Cardigan by Nancy Vandivert
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Black Baccara Cardigan

Knitting
August 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on larger needles.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1040 - 1690 yards (951 - 1545 m)
35 1/2 (38 3/4, 43, 47 3/4, 50 3/4, 55 1/2)" bust circumference (buttoned). Car­digan shown measures 38 3/4", modeled with 33/4" of positive ease.
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Designer Nancy Vandivert

Finished Size 35 1/2 (38 3/4, 43, 47 3/4, 50 3/4, 55 1/2)” bust circumference (buttoned). Car­digan shown measures 38 3/4”, modeled with 33/4” of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Blackstone Tweed (65% wool, 25% mohair, 10% angora; 130 yd 119 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #2664 old brick, 8 (8, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins.

Needles Body and sleeves, hem edge and button bands—size 5 (3.75 mm): 32” circular (cir). Collar—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapes­try needle; two 1 1/4” buttons.

Gauge 17 1/2 sts and 29 rows = 4” in charted patt on larger needles.

Worked side to side with a slightly cropped body and gansey textures, the Black Baccara Cardigan has a cute boxy shape and rich color.