Color and Comfort Cardigan by Milja Uimonen

Color and Comfort Cardigan

Knitting
April 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1110 - 2145 yards (1015 - 1961 m)
XS [S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL]
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A slightly oversized A-shaped cardigan with dropped shoulders and the front with vertical stripes to flatter your body. Choose your favorite colors: Play with solids and hand dyed or go all natural!

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Choose a size with 3 - 6” / 7.5 - 15 cm of positive ease (recommended), or less ease for more fitted look.
Shown in size S, on a 34” / 86 cm bust with 5” / 12.5 cm of positive ease

Chest circumference approximately: 34.5 39, 42.5, 46, 51, 54, 59, 62” / 88 99, 108, 116, 129, 137, 149, 159 cm

Materials:

Fingering weight yarn, approximately:
Main color (MC): 750 (820, 900, 990, 1090, 1200, 1320, 1450) yards / 685 (750, 825, 910, 1000, 1100, 1210, 1330) meters
Contrast color 1 (CC1): 230 (250, 275, 305, 335, 370, 405, 445) yards / 210 (230, 250, 280, 305, 335, 370, 405) meters
Contrast color 2 (CC2): 130 (140, 155, 170, 190, 210, 230, 250)] yards / 120 (130, 140, 155, 170, 190, 210, 230) meters

Grey cardigan:
Tukuwool Fingering (100% Finnish wool, 214 y / 195 m per 50 g) MC 10 Rae, CC1 11 Auri, CC2 18 Anga
Beige and wine red cardigan:
Hedgehog Fibres Sock (90% merino, 10% polyamide, 383 y / 350 m per 100 g), MC Stone, CC1 Poison
Skein Top Draw Socks (85% merino, 15% polyamide, 437 y / 400 m per 95 g), CC2 Fig

US 4 / 3.5 mm and US 2 / 3 mm circular needles, 32” / 80 cm or longer
Double pointed needles for the sleeves if wanted
OR needle size that gives you the correct gauge and another needle two sizes smaller

4 stitch markers, 2 removable stitch markers or safety pins, a tapestry needle
8 (8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10) buttons of approximately 0.5” / 1.5 cm diameter