Deco Cardigan by Kyle Kunnecke

Deco Cardigan

Knitting
September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1540 - 2420 yards (1408 - 2213 m)
34-1/2 (38-1/2, 42-1/2, 47, 51, 55)" (87.5 [98, 108, 119.5, 129.5, 139.5] cm) chest circumference, including 1" (2.5 cm) overlap, and 23-1/4 (24-1/4, 25-3/4, 26-1/4, 27-3/4, 28-3/4)" (59 [61.5, 65.5, 66.5, 70.5, 73] long.
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Errata available: kylewilliam.com

This classically styled unisex cardigan draws inspiration from a 1930s stained-glass light fixture with panes stacked in a cascading brick pattern. Placed at the sides and under the arm, the intarsia adds just a touch of drama. Want a little less contrast? Choose two shades of the same color for a subtler pattern.

Read the instructions carefully when working this pattern so that the intarsia isn’t interrupted by shaping.

Knitting Knowledge
This project is worked flat and requires:

  • Knitting with circular needles
  • Casting on and binding off
  • Reading charts
  • Knitting and purling
  • Working intarsia
  • Knitting short-rows
  • Knitting buttonholes
  • Working duplicate stitch
  • Finishing