Daiva Cardigan by Cassie Castillo
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Daiva Cardigan

August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
715 - 1200 yards (654 - 1097 m)
Finished bust circumference: 37 (41.5, 45.75, 48.25, 50.25, 54.5, 59.25)"
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Simple style is combined with delicate cables and intriguing construction in the Daiva Cardigan. This open front cardigan with fitted 3/4 sleeves is worked in one piece from the top down, using the contiguous sleeve method developed by Susie Myers. Cables are worked along the neckband, center back, shoulder and center sleeve. I-cord is worked as you go to finish the front opening edge. Stitch patterns are written and charted.

Daiva is worn with overlapped fronts; choose a size 4-5” larger than your bust circumference. Shown in size 41.5” on a 36.5” bust.

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes (100% Peruvian highland wool; 110 yds/ 101 m per 50 g ball) color: 25068 Wonderland Heather
7 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) balls
Approximate yards needed:
715 (830, 910, 965, 1015, 1105, 1200)

US #6/4 mm 32” circular needle, dpns

cable needle
8 stitch markers
2 stitch holders
tapestry needle to weave in ends

Provisional cast on
Picking up stitches
Basic knowledge of cables
K2tog and ssk
Make one increases