Double Strand Cardigan by Susan Mills
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Double Strand Cardigan

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1180 - 1652 yards (1079 - 1511 m)
XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, 2XL)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Vail & Villa

Like its namesake, Vail is pure luxury; unlike its namesake, it won’t cost you a fortune! The bamboo gives it the most delicate luster and drape, while the alpaca contributes an ethereal softness. Vail’s colorful cousin, Villa, is the same great yarn in bold and beautiful colors.


Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes/Measurements
XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, 2XL). Shown in size S.
To fit bust sizes: 30-33 (33-36, 36-39, 39-42, 42-45, 45-48, 48-51)”

Yarn
Vail or Villa by Classic Elite Yarns
(70% baby alpaca, 30% bamboo; 50 g = approx 236 yards)
3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) hanks each:
A – 6406 Camel and B – 6403 Steel
2 hanks each:
C – 6438 Chestnut and D – 2793 Stormy

Needles
Circular needle (24” or longer) in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Circular knitting needle (24” or longer) one size smaller.

Other Materials
Stitch markers
Spare circular needles or waste yarn
Stitch holder

Gauge
With 2 strands held together, 19 sts and 22 rows = 4” in St st, blocked. Take time to save time, check your gauge.