Cypress Point Cardigan
This fitted buttoned cardigan conforms to the style of a ladies’ cardigan jacket. It features a folded lapel collar and darts for hip and bust shaping. Add a stylish belt for extra flair, or wear on its own for elegant comfort. Just like the mid-20th-century style of Hitchcock’s leading lady Kim Novak, you’ll be ready for whatever intrigue awaits you about town.
Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL); shown in size S.
Intended to be worn with 0–2” / 0–5cm of ease at
Bust: 35 (38, 41, 44, 47, 50)” / 89 (96.5, 104, 111.5, 119.5, 127)cm when worn closed. At bust, front of garment measures slightly larger
than back, with the use of darts shaping for bust.
Verdant Gryphon Traveller 100% superwash
merino wool, 280 yds per 4 oz skein, color: The South Pole; 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins
US #5 / 3.75mm needles, or size required to obtain gauge
US #4 / 3.5mm needles, or one size smaller than that required to obtain gauge
32-inch US #4 / 3.5mm circular needle (for finishing collar and neckband)
2 stitch markers
6 × ¾” / 19mm buttons
21 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10cm in St st, on larger needle
Knowledge of basic sweater construction; increases/decreases; seaming; sewing on buttons; 3-needle bind off or kitchener stitch (grafting)
This sweater is worked in pieces from the bottom up. Stitch markers are placed for dart shaping decreases (for hips) and increases (for bust). All pieces are seamed together in finishing.