Boyfriend Cardigan by Rita Taylor
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Boyfriend Cardigan

Knitting
October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1330 - 2280 yards (1216 - 2085 m)
81/86 (91/97, 102/107, 112/117, 122/127, 132/137) cm / 32/34 (36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50, 52/54)"
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This classic v-neck cardigan gives a perfect slouchy “boyfreind style” fit. Enjoy.

To Fit Bust:

84 (94, 104, 114, 124, 134) cm / 33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53)”

Garment Measurements:

Bust: 89 (99, 109, 119, 129, 140) cm / 35 (39, 43, 47, 51, 55)”

Back Length: 65.5 (66, 66, 66, 68.5, 68.5) cm / 25 (26, 26, 26, 27, 27)”

Sleeve Length: 45 (46, 47, 47, 49, 49) cm / 45 (46, 47, 47, 49, 49)”

Yarn:

Blacker Hebridean/Mohair (4-ply; 175 m / 190 yds per 50g)
Midnight Blue; 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls

Gauge:

28 sts x 34 rows = 10 cm / 4” worked over stocking stitch using larger needles;
Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge of blocking.

Needles:

2.75 mm (US 2) - straight knitting needles
3 mm (US 2 1/2) - straight nitting needles
2.75 mm (US 2) - 80 cm / 32” circular knitting needle

Notions:

5 stitch holders, darning needle, 7 buttons (1 cm / 05”)

Notes:

This garment is knitted flat and seamed. It is unshaped at the sides, with a deep V-neck and buttoned placket, the cardigan has pockets and set-in sleeves.

Level of difficulty:

Easy