Chili Pepper Cardigan by Bonnie Sennott
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Chili Pepper Cardigan

Knitting
June 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1116 - 1860 yards (1020 - 1701 m)
32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference with fronts meeting at center
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)” bust circumference with fronts meeting at center. Cardigan shown measures 36”; modeled with 4” of positive ease.

Yarn Valley Yarns Northfield (70% merino, 20% baby alpaca, 10% silk): #03 chestnut, 9 (10, 11, 13, 14, 15) skeins. Yarn distributed by WEBS.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 27 rows = 4” in St st; 25 sts and 27 rows = 4” in Lozenge patt.

Notes The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm, then the upper fronts and back are worked separately. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole and the sleeves are worked in the round from the top down with short-rows to shape the sleeve cap.