The Farm House Cardigan is worked seamlessly from the bottom up. The sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm. The body is worked back and forth in rows then the body and sleeves are joined and the yoke is worked with raglan shaping. The neck bands are a continuation of the front, they are joined with a 3-Needle BO and sewn to the neck back.
Approximately 36, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50” hip/bust circumference- not including button band.
Sample shown is 38” and worn with 2” positive ease.
950 (1050, 1200, 1350, 1500, 1650) yards aran weight
Shown here: Doc Mason’s Wool, 100% wool, 210 yards (192 m)/115g skein.
8 20mm buttons
Needles US 9/5.5mm: circular needles 32” or longer for
body. A set of 4 or 5 US 9/5.5mm double pointed needles for sleeves.
Notions required: 4 Stitch markers, stitch holders, a spare needle for the 3-Needle bind off,tapestry needle.
Gauge: 16 stitches x 24 rows= 4” in Stockinete Stitch
Adjust needle size to obtain gauge.