Equality Stripe Cardigan by Bex Hopkins
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Equality Stripe Cardigan

Knitting
April 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
317 - 1039 yards (290 - 950 m)
newborn, 3-6m, 6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m, 2-4yrs, 4-6yrs, 6-8yrs
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Equality Stripe Cardigan is knit top down from neck to cuff in one piece including button bands without seaming or picking up stitches for a button band.
There is a matching Equality Stripe Hat.

Full photo tutorial for switching colours for the button band is included.

Pattern updated Nov 2018 - re grading of larger sizes for improved fit. Please download the latest update.

Sizes:
Includes 8 sizes; newborn, 3-6m, 6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m, 2-4yrs, 4-6yrs, 6-8yrs

Yarn:
Written for heavy fingering (4ply) or sport (5ply) weight yarn.
Use 6 rainbow colours, 3, 2 or even just 1 colour.
If using 6 colours you will need 75m of the main colour and 46m of each of the other 5 colours for the smallest size.

Gauge:
26 stitches and 36 rows/4” (10cm) in stocking stitch.

Notions:
5 small buttons
3.5 mm US 4 circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
3.5 mm US 4 DPNs for sleeves or circular needle for magic loop method (or size needed to obtain gauge)
3 mm US 2.5 circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
6 stitch markers, waste yarn, darning needle

Yardage:
Size: Newborn, 3-6m, 6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m, 2-4yrs, 4-6yrs, 6-8yrs.
Main Colour A: 72m, 77m, 80m, 85m, 90m, 125m, 145m, 170m.
(77yds, 83yds, 85yds, 93yds, 99yds, 137yds, 159yds, 186yds).
Colour B,C,D,E,F (of each); 40m, 50m, 65m, 75m, 84m, 105m, 130m, 155m.
(44yds, 55yds, 71yds, 82yds, 92yds, 115yds, 142yds, 170yds).

You may knit this item for personal use or for charity or to sell if you wish.

Also available on loveknitting.com

This pattern has been tested and tech edited.