Criss Cross by Isabell Kraemer
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Criss Cross

Knitting
December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
785 - 1365 yards (718 - 1248 m)
XS (S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL)
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french, german and italian versions added

Plain and simple on the front, with a lovely cross in reversed Stockinette stitch, surrounded by eyelets, on the back. This cardigan features the contiguous set-in-sleeves method developed by Susie Myers. Long ribbings and its cropped length make this cardigan casual with a modern touch.

Sizes
Finished bust circumference
(based on back measurement doubled at underarm height):
33 (36.25, 39, 40.75, 43.25, 46, 49.5) in
83.5 (92, 99, 103.5, 110, 116.5, 125.5) cm
final length from underarm:
14 (14, 14, 14, 15.25, 15.25, 15.25) in
35.5 (35.5, 35.5, 35.5, 38.75, 38.75, 38.75) cm
sample shown is size 33 in with 1.5 in of positive ease at bust.

Yarn requirements
7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins, Geilsk hamp og uld, 50 g/ 126 yds (50 g/ 115 m), or approx. 785 (850, 960, 1003, 1090, 1255, 1365) yds; 720 (780, 880, 920, 1000, 1150, 1250) m of a similar yarn.
Please note that this cardigan is designed to be cropped; adding length to the cardigan will take more yarn.

Materials
Body and sleeves - US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm) long and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop method), or size to get gauge.
Ribbing and button band - US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm) long and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop method), or one size smaller than gauge needle.

Stitch markers, removable markers, stitch holders or scrap yarn, tapestry needle, blocking tools, 5 buttons approx. 0.75 in (2 cm) diameter.