Clear Creek Cardigan by Sarah Solomon

Clear Creek Cardigan

Knitting
February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in cable patt on largest needle
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1935 - 3010 yards (1769 - 2752 m)
39.75 (43, 46, 49.25, 52.75, 55.75)" bust circumference, buttoned
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Curl up with the Clear Creek Cardigan. This standout modern classic showcases all the best, most satisfying knitting techniques in one dazzling piece. Interesting cables and attention to detail in the finishing work set this long, envy-inducing knit apart from the rest. The clever double-layered front bands are worked at the same time as the cabled fronts.

Difficulty Expert

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Finished Size 39.75 (43, 46, 49.25, 52.75, 55.75)“ bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 43”, modeled with 9” of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% superfine alpaca, 50% Peruvian wool; 215 yd/3.5 oz): #6214 steel cut oats, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): straight. Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; stitch holders; size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle; eight 0.5” buttons.

Gauge 25 sts and 27 rows = 4” in cable patt on largest needle; 20 sts and 27 rows = 4” in Seed st on largest needle.

Notes This cardigan is worked back and forth from the bottom up in pieces and seamed.