Classic Smocking Cardigan by PetiteKnit
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Classic Smocking Cardigan

Knitting
August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in smocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1094 - 1859 yards (1000 - 1700 m)
XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL)
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The Classic Smocking Cardigan is worked bottom-up. At the top, short rows are worked to shape the neck opening. The body is worked back and forth while the sleeves are knit in the round on double pointed needles or with the magic loop method. Lastly, sts are picked along the front edges and button bands are worked.

Sizes: S (M) L (XL) XXL

Bust circumference: 87 (92) 103 (108) 114 cm

Length: 56 (60) 64 (67) 71 cm

Gauge: In smocking st: 30 sts x 24 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches

In rib st: 28 st x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches

In stockinette st: 22 st x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches

Suggested needles: 4.0 mm (US size 6) and 4.5 mm (US size 7) circular needles, 80 - 100 and 120 cm (32 - 40 inches and 48 inches); 4.0 mm and 4.5 mm double pointed needles (if the sleeves are not worked using the magic loop method); or the necessary needle size to obtain gauge

Materials: 500 (600) 700 (750) 850 g of DK weight yarn, 7 (7) 8 (8) 8 buttons, stitch markers, darning needle

Suggested yarn: Lamauld from Camarose (50 g = 100 m/109 yards), Alpakka Ull from Sandnes Garn (50 g = 100 m/109 yards)