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Empire

Knitting
December 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
905 - 1550 yards (828 - 1417 m)
30 ½ (32 ½, 34 ½, 36 ½, 38 ½, 40 ½, 42 ½, 44 ½, 46 ½, 48 ½, 50 ½)"
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This cardigan is worked bottom up in one piece dividing at the armholes to work fronts and back separately. The sleeves are then formed by picking up sts around the armhole and working short rows to shape the caps.

Finished measurements
30 ½ (32 ½, 34 ½, 36 ½, 38 ½, 40 ½, 42 ½, 44 ½, 46 ½, 48 ½,
50 ½)” 77.5 (82.5, 87.5, 92.5, 98, 103, 108, 113, 118, 123, 128) cm bustcircumference, closed
Shown in 34 ¼” 87.5 cm and 36 ½” 92.5 cm with no ease.

Yarn
Chickadee by Quince & Co.
(100% American wool; 181 yd 166 m / 50g)
• 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9) skeins Twig 119 or Bird’s Egg 106
Or 905 (965, 1025, 1085, 1150, 1200, 1270, 1330, 1450, 1500, 1550) yd sport weight yarn.

Needles
• One 16” and 32” circular needle (circ) in size US 5 3.75 mm
• One set double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 5 3.75 mm or one 40” circ if using magic loop to work sleeves
• One 32” circ in size US 4 3.5 mm
Or size to obtain gauge

Notions
• Stitch markers (m)
• Stitch holders or waste yarn
• Tapestry needle
• 8 (8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 10, 10, 10) 7/8” buttons and matching thread

Gauge
24 sts and 36 rows = 4” in stockinette st with larger needles, after blocking.