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Grandpa Cardigan

Knitting
June 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Cabled pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1100 - 2000 yards (1006 - 1829 m)
XXS-4XL (30 through 60" bust)
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Top-down, absolutely seamless, all-over cables and set-in sleeves!

A basic cardigan, with a great comfortable fit, but with fun cables, and a clever construction. Make it classic or modern, we all look for these staple pieces in our wardrobe… Start knitting one now, and you’ll be ready for next fall’s first chills!

Worked from the shoulders down completely seamlessly, Grandpa features a different set of cables for every size, making it look complex and sophisticated as any seamed garment, but without any finishing required.
All the instructions are charted out, so there is no guessing with this sweater. Just enjoy watching all the pieces come together to create this beautiful timeless cardi.
Even if you have never knitted a cabled sweater before, you’ll find Granpa’s instructions clear and easy to follow, making it a great choice for your first challenging project.
The Blue Faced Leicester wool I used for my sample, compliments this design perfectly, giving it a unique vintage feel with an excellent stitch definition. A true Grandpa style cardigan ♥.

We will be having a big JOJI FALL KAL soon, so we’d love you to join us if you are making Grandpa! http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/designs-by-joji/topics/2963971#1

Printing hints:
The last 8 pages in the pattern are charts, and not all of them are needed for all sizes, so here’s what you’ll need to print for your size if you wish to save paper:
Sizes 30, 34, 38: pages 2-10; 13.
Size 42: pages 2-10; 14.
Sizes 46: Pages 2-8; 11-12; 14.
Sizes 50, 54, 58: Pages 2-8; 11-12; 15.

Sizes:
To fit bust: 30/32 (34/36, 38/40, 42/44, 46/48, 50/52, 54/56, 58/60) inches. Intended to be worn with 1-2” of positive ease. Shown in size 34/36, with 1” of positive ease.

Materials:
Yarn: BFL DK by WalkCollection (100% Wool/246 yd/100g): 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins. Show in French Lilac.
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needles, crochet hook for provisional cast on.
Other notions: Five ½“ buttons, stitch markers, stitch holders, cable needle, waste yarn, row counter (optional), tapestry needle.

Gauge: 22 st and 28 rows to 4 inches, on US 7 (4.5mm) needles, in cabled pattern, AFTER BLOCKING.

Finished Measurements:
Bust circumference (when worn closed): 32¾ (36¾, 40¾, 44½, 48½, 52¾, 55½, 60) inches; 82 (92, 102, 111, 121, 132, 139, 150) cm.
Total length of sweater: 23¾ (24½, 24¾, 25¼, 25¾, 26¼, 26¾, 27¼) inches; 59½ (61, 62, 63, 64½, 65½, 67, 68) cm.
Armhole depth: 6¾, 7½, 7¾, 8¼, 8¾, 9¼, 9¾, 10¼) inches; 17 (18½, 19½, 20½, 22, 23, 24½, 25½) cm.
Sleeve length (from underarm to cuff): 20½ (21, 21¼, 21¾, 22, 22½, 23, 23¼) inches; 51 (52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58) cm.
Upper Arm circumference: 12¼ (13¼, 14¼, 15¾, 16¾, 18¼, 19¼, 20¼) inches; 30½ (33, 35½, 39½, 42, 45½, 48, 50½) cm.