Fortuna by Tabetha Hedrick
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July 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 27 rows
in Wheat Patt measure 6 1/2" wide and 4" high.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1408 - 1920 yards (1287 - 1756 m)
S, M, L, XL, 2XL
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A poncho and cardigan combine in this easy-to-knit and wear hooded garment. This cute, cropped piece is perfect for layering this fall!
Originally published in the eBook, Classic Elite #9194, Serendipity.

My patterns are filled with beautiful photos, easy to read text, eye-catching layout, and everything you need to know in order to complete the project. Fortuna has only written instructions, but also contains detailed instructions for special techniques. Please note that measurements are provided in standard and metric units.

skill level

S (M, L, XL, 2XL)

finished measurements
Back Width, including 1” band on each side: 38 (38, 41 1/2, 41 1/2, 41 1/2)” / 52.5 (59, 65.5, 71.5, 71.5, 78.5, 85) cm.

1277 (1348, 1402, 1418, 1434) yds / 1168 (1232, 1282, 1297, 1311) m Worsted Weight, CYC #4
Sample shown in: Classic Elite Yarns Kumara (128 yds / 117 m per 1 3/4 oz / 50 g ball; 85% extra fine merino, 15% baby camel): Mars Red, #5738, 11 (11, 14, 14, 15) balls.

Size 10 US (6 mm) 24-inch/40.5 cm or longer circular needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct finished gauge.

(4) 1 1/4 inch buttons, tapestry needle, matching thread and needle for sewing, spare size 10 US (6 mm) needle for grafting the hood.

finished gauge
17 sts and 27 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Fortuna Stitch
Please note that gauge is after washing and blocking. Changes to gauge result in changes to size and yarn requirements.

pattern notes
This cardigan is worked flat, in pieces, and seamed together. When working with the circular, do not join for the body.

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