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Essential Cardigan

Kira K Designs
Knitting
August 2008
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Double Moss Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1350 - 1950 yards (1234 - 1783 m)
36.5"-52.5" bust
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This elegant cardigan will quickly become your go-to sweater. Double moss stitch gives the fabric a delicate texture, while ribbed cables climb along the front opening and neckline, lending a subtle curve to the bottom edge. The raglan cardigan is knit seamlessly from the bottom up and the cabled front bands continue until they meet at the back of the neck. Wear it open, or close it with a shawl pin for a closer fit.

GAUGE
4” = 24 sts and 36 rows in Double Moss Stitch
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 22-24 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Bust: 36.5”(40.5”, 44.5”, 48.5”, 52.5”)
Waist: 32.5”(36.5”, 40.5”, 44.5”, 48.5”)
Hip: 34.5”(38.5”, 42.5”, 46.5”, 50.5”)
Length: 22”(22.5”, 23”, 23.5”, 24”)
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 17.5”

MATERIALS
1350(1500, 1650, 1800, 1950) yards sport weight yarn
US 4 (3.5mm) 29” or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US 4 (3.5mm) set of 4 double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
cable needle
stitch markers
stitch holders or scrap yarn
yarn needle