Danshui by yellowcosmo

Danshui

Knitting
January 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1210 - 2170 yards (1106 - 1984 m)
31, 33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 45, 48, 51
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Danshui - It’s a town in northern Taiwan. It literally means freshwater.

This is a seamless cardigan worked from top down with raglan style sleeves.

Sizes:

  • 9 sizes available, 31 (33, 35, 38, 41, 43, 45, 48, 51), sizes are based on finished chest measurements in inches.
  • 0 to 2” / 1 to 5 cm positive ease is recommended.
  • Sweater modeled in size 38 with 2” / 5 cm of positive ease.

Yarn:

  • Sport Weight yarn, sample knitted in Quince and Co, Chickadee, 100% wool.
  • 1210 (1300, 1400, 1520, 1670, 1770, 1900, 1960, 2170) yards.
  • 1105 (1190, 1280, 1390, 1525, 1620, 1735, 1790, 1985) meters.

Design

  • Seamless raglan style cardigan knitted top down in one piece.
  • Front total is 1 ½ to 3 inches / 4 to 7.5 cm wider than back.
  • Soft gathering pleats on the lower back.
  • Neck band continues into front band and is about 2 ½” / 16 cm wide after blocking.

Construction:

  • Use provisional cast on, work neck band first.
  • Pick up and knit stitches along the selvedge of neckband to join the live stitches of neck band.
  • Work to underarm flat in one piece.
  • Put sleeve sts on waste yarn.
  • Continue to work flat in one piece to hem.
  • Work sleeves in round to cuff.

Required Skill:

  • make increases, m1R, m1L, k-fbf.
  • make decreases, k2tog, k3tog, ssk.

Pattern includes:

  • schematics
  • 1 chart
  • written instruction for the chart

Pattern tech edited by Ashley Knowlton