Collar-Closing Cardigan by Sally Melville

Collar-Closing Cardigan

Knitting
January 2005
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch using larger needles and bulky weight yarn
1320 - 2040 yards (1207 - 1865 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
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Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Experience:

  • Easy Intermediate
  • Simple shaping,
  • Mid-level finishing

Fit: Loose

Measurements:

  • Chest: 40 (44, 48, 52, 56)“
  • Length: 20 (20.5, 21, 21.5, 22)“
  • Sleeve Length: 30 (30.5, 31, 31.5, 32)“

Yarns, Gauges, and Needles:

  • Main yarn can be Fine + Light Weight, held together OR Medium weight OR Bulky weight

  • For Fine + Light Weight, OR Medium weight, gauge is 18 sts and 26 rows = 4”, using US 5 / 3.75 mm and US 7 / 4.5 mm straight needles, and US 7 / 4.5 mm 30” 76 cm circular needles

  • For Bulky Weight, gauge is 14 sts and 22 rows = 4”, using US 7 / 4.5 mm and US 9 / 5.5 mm needles, and US 9 / 5.5 mm 30” / 76 cm circular needles

  • Color A (main color): 1040 (1200, 1340, 1500, 1650) yds

  • Contrasting Yarn can be Medium or Bulky weight novelty yarns

  • Colors B & C: 140 (150, 165, 180, 195) yds each (for collar and cuffs)

Optional Materials:

  • One to three 1” / 25 mm buttons
  • US H / 5 mm crochet hook