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Fair Isle Yoke Cardigan

Knitting
January 1989
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
Bust 36". Overall length from back of neck 23".

Materials:

  • 8 oz Shetland or 3 skeins “Homespun” for main color
  • 1 oz of each of four harmonizing colours for yoke
  • 1 24” circular needle #2 for welt
  • 1 24” circular needle #4, or any size to give gauge above, for body and lower yoke
  • 1 set sock needles #2, for cuffs and neck edge
  • 1 16” circular needle #4, or any size to give above gauge for sleeves and upper yoke.

This pattern was first published in Newsletter #1, Fall 1958.

A child’s version of this sweater is available in Spun Out #4, $1, Schoolhouse Press. It was originally published in 1974 as Woolgathering #11.