Gray Dolman Cardigan by Irina Anikeeva
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Gray Dolman Cardigan

Knitting
June 2014
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2200 - 2400 yards (2012 - 2195 m)
One size fits S, M, L (34'', 37'', 40'' bust circumference)
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Extremely comfortable and very elegant cardigan to keep you warm and fashionable any time you really need it.

Updated version uploaded 01.03.2016

Sizes:
Women’s XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL): to fit bust 28-34 (36-42, 44-50) inches/71-86 (91-107, 112-127) cm.

Finished Measurements:
33.5 (37.5, 39)” /85 (95, 99) cm across, from armhole to armhole.
Intended to fit an individual with a center back neck (CBN)-to-wrist measurement of approximately 27-28 (29-30, 31-32)”/ 69-71 (74-76, 79-81) cm.
Sample is shown in size 39”/99 on model with 30”/76 cm CBN-to-wrist length.

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn (approximate amounts):
1900 (2100, 2470) yards/1710 (1890, 2223) m.
Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% Wool, 50% Alpaca; 215 yds 196 m/100 g): Light Grey, 9 (10, 12) skeins.

Needles:
Size US7 (4.5 mm): 32” (80 cm) circ.
size US5 (3.75 mm): 32” (80 cm) circ and 47” (120 cm) circ.
Set of double-pointed needles (dpns) of size US5 (3.75 mm).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Markers (m), 2 removable markers or pins, tapestry needle, cable needle, stitch holders.

Gauge:
20 sts and 24 rows = 4’’/10 cm in Stockinette st on size US7 (4.5 mm) after blocking.
24 st-repetition of Cable Chart – 4’’/10 cm on size US7 (4.5 mm) needle, after blocking.

Construction notes:
• The garment is worked back and forth in two pieces: right front/back and left front/back from the lower front edge to the lower back edge. Then stitches for the center back panels are picked up on the back of both pieces and sewn together right back panel on top of left panel. Stitches for sleeves are picked up around the armholes and worked in round.
• Circular needles are used to accommodate large number of stitches. Do not join.