Caldera Cardigan by Katya Frankel
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Caldera Cardigan

Knitting
April 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
492 - 656 yards (450 - 600 m)
3 months (6 months, 1 year, 1 1/2 years, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years)
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The cardigan is worked seamlessly from the collar down. Its yoke begins with an i-cord and is shaped with simple increases. Once the sleeves and body are completed, the buttonhole band is worked in a contrasting colour i-cord.

  • Yarn Peter Pan Merino Baby 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) balls in lilac 3035 - MC 1 ball in turquoise 3039 – CC Substitute with a total of approximately 280 (330, 380, 430, 480, 530, 580) yards / 200 (300, 340, 390, 430, 480, 520) meters of DK weight yarn.

  • Measurements To fit approximate age: 3 mnths (6 mnths, 1 yr, 1½ yrs, 2 yrs, 3 yrs, 4 yrs)

  • Finished chest circumference when closed: 18.5 (19.75, 21, 22.25, 23.25, 24.25, 25.5) in / 46.5 (49, 52.5, 55.5, 58, 61, 63.5) cm

It is designed to be worn with approx 2 in / 5 cm of positive ease, please refer to schematic for exact measurements.

  • Tension 22 sts x 30 rows = 10cm / 4in measured over St st

  • Needles 4mm straight 4mm DPNs

  • Notions 4 Buttons, 1.25cm diameter stitch markers smooth waste yarn or stitch holders