Brunello cardigan by Amy Swenson
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Brunello cardigan

DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
725 - 1450 yards (663 - 1326 m)
XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]
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Chest: 28 (31, 35, 39, 43.5, 48.5, 51.5) inches
Length: 23(24, 25, 25, 26, 26.5, 27) inches from shoulder
Note: Chest measurement is based on back width. Combined fronts are several inches narrower than back, to allow for width of edging.

Lorna’s Laces Green Line DK 5(6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins

Recommended needle size
1 US #7/4.5mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer
1 set US #7/4.5mm double-point needles
Yarn needle
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn


The back measurements are 14(15.5, 17.5, 18.5, 21.75, 24.25, 25.75) inches.

For best fit, choose the size that matches your half-back measurement (from side seam to side seam around your back). Extra fabric has been added to the fronts to provide more coverage.

The tuck directions, as published originally, were confusing and resulted in an extra stitch. For a clarification, visit