Cotton Candy Cardigan by Amy Gunderson
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Cotton Candy Cardigan

Knitting
November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter st using smaller needles, blocked
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
35¼ (40¾ , 43¾ , 49¼ , 52, 57½ )" (89.5 [103.5, 111, 125, 132, 146] cm) bust circumference, including ½ " (1.3 cm) front band.

The colorful garter mosaic yoke of this swingy cardigan is tempered by the silvery gray lace body and sleeves, which keep it from being too sweet. The bamboo−cotton blend yarn drapes beautifully, and bubblegum pink garter stitch edgings pull it all together.

FINISHED SIZE
35¼ (40¾ , 43¾ , 49¼ , 52, 57½ )” (89.5 103.5, 111, 125, 132, 146 cm) bust circumference, including ½ ” (1.3 cm) front band.

Cardigan shown measures 40¾” (103.5 cm).

YARN
Sportweight (#2 Fine).
Shown here: Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop (50% bamboo, 50% cotton; 292 yd 267 m/3½ oz 100g): #115 Silken (MC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) balls; #114 Super Pink (CC1), 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) balls; #103 Strawberry (CC2), 1 ball; #116 Royal (CC3), 1 ball.

NEEDLES
Sizes U.S. 3 and 4 (3.25 and 3.5 mm): 36” (90 cm) circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double−pointed (dpn).
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

GAUGE
25 sts and 48 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter st using smaller needle, blocked.
25 sts and 48 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Mosaic chart patt using larger needle, blocked.
23 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Scattered Lace patt using larger needle, blocked.