Calm Cardigan by Rachel Brockman

Calm Cardigan

Knitting
December 2019
yarn held together
DK
+ DK
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
2462 - 4954 yards (2251 - 4530 m)
Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
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SIZES
Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Shown in Small size with 2” negative ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 34½ (38½, 42, 46, 50½, 54½, 58, 62)” with neck bands overlapping
Length: 35¾ (36¼, 37¼, 38, 39, 39½, 40½, 41¼)”
Belt Length: 56 (60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84)”
Belt Width: 2”

MATERIALS
Fibra Natura Dona (100% fine merino superwash; 50g/126 yds)
130 Steely (MC) – 10 (11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20) balls
127 Real Teal (CC) – 10 (11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20) balls
Needles: US Size 10 (6 mm) 32” circular or longer or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 9 (5.5 mm) 32” circular or longer
Notions: Tapestry needle, waste yarn, stitch markers

GAUGE
14 sts x 20 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch (St st) holding MC and CC together as 1 strand
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PATTERN NOTES
Every closet needs a duster cardigan that is equal parts elegant and cozy. Whether you are lounging around the house with your special someone on a Sunday afternoon or out with friends for brunch and mimosas, that long cardigan will always appear effortlessly chic. Knit in two colors of Dona, the Calm Cardigan is sure to become an essential piece you’ll love knitting. The tie waist makes for a flattering fit, and you can wrap yourself up even more for chilly afternoons. Subtle colorwork adds visual interest and pockets make the design even more of an everyday wardrobe staple. Throw it on over a dress, a jumpsuit, or even your favorite pajamas; it really goes with everything!

This duster-length cardigan is a soothing project with interesting details. Two strands of yarn are held together throughout the pattern for a thick and extremely cozy fabric. It is knit flat in pieces and seamed. During finishing, belt loops, a belt, and pockets are added to make this garment the most wearable item in your wardrobe.