Cadenza by Cristina Ghirlanda
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Cadenza

Knitting
November 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1159 - 1876 yards (1060 - 1715 m)
To fit actual bust size: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42) inches
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Cadenza is a close fitting cardigan with A-line body. It is only buttoned at the top, making the front falls slightly open for a flared shape. It is worked seamlessly from the top down and comes with hidden side pockets that are worked at the same time as the body.

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

MATERIALS

YARN

Worsted weight

Shown here: Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted (70% Merino, 30% Silk; 200 m / 219 yds; 100 g / 3.5 oz) in colors White Heaven (MC) 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins, Orchid Haze (C1) 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins, Mulberry (C2) 1 skein, Deep Plum (C3) 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s)
    
Yardage requirement (including 10% allowance):
MC: 450 (470, 505, 545, 575, 620, 650) m / 490 (515, 550, 595, 630, 680, 710) yds
C1: 300 (320, 350, 380, 405, 440, 470) m / 330 (350, 385, 415, 445, 480, 515) yds
C2: 135 (150, 160, 170, 180, 195, 200) m / 150 (165, 175, 185, 195, 215, 220) yds
C3: 175 (185, 200, 210, 220, 235, 245) m / 190 (200, 220, 230, 240, 255, 270) yds

NOTIONS

2 buttons about 2.5 cm / 1 inch diameter; stitch markers; waste yarn; yarn needle

NEEDLES

4.5 mm / US 7 circular needle of length 100 cm / 40-inch; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

4.5 mm / US 7 needle(s) in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round

4 mm / US 6 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16-inch, for neckband

Spare circular needle of size 4.5 mm / US 7 or smaller, any length, for joining pockets

GAUGE

17.5 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles, blocked.
To fit actual bust size: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42) inches

Shown in 30 inches, modeled with zero ease. Choose size based on your upper bust measurement, since this garment is only buttoned at the top with a large overlap.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust circumference: 75.5 (80, 87, 91.5, 96, 100.5, 105) cm / 29.75 (31.5, 34.25, 36, 37.75, 39.5, 41.5) inches

This garment is intended to be worn with zero ease.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knitting in the round, long-tail cast-on, short-rows