Classic Male Cardigan by Sally Melville
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Classic Male Cardigan

Knitting
January 2002
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in stitches and garter ridges of stitch pattern, on larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.75 mm (F)
550 - 1600 yards (503 - 1463 m)
Child's 6-8 (10-12); Men's M, L, XL, XXL

Sweater in men’s and child’s sizes, knit in classic stitch pattern. Bulky weight cotton blend yarn works up quickly. Cotton content gives it great body and mulit-seasonality.

Experience:

  • easy
  • repetitive stitch pattern
  • simple shaping and finishing

Measurements:

Child’s version:

  • Chest: 32 (36)”
  • Length: 16.5 (20)”
  • Sleeve Length: 21 (24)”

Adult version:

  • Chest: 43 (48, 53, 59)”
  • Length: 26.5 (27, 27, 27.5)”
  • Sleeve Length: 33”

Yarn:

  • bulky weight
  • cotton blend
  • 550 (790) yds for child’s version
  • 1250 (1360, 1470, 1600) yds for adult version