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Gweneth

Knitting
December 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1105 - 1768 yards (1010 - 1617 m)
32 (34¾, 38, 41¼, 44¾, 48, 51¼, 54¾, 58)" [81.5 (88, 96.5, 105, 113.5, 122, 130.5, 139, 147.5) cm] bust circumference, buttoned
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Gweneth is a a little cardi worked from the bottom up in one piece to the underarms. It is then split for the fronts and back and a shaped scoop neck is worked. Stitches are picked up around the armholes, short row sleeve caps are worked and then the sleeves are continued down in the round. Simple lace panels add a pretty detail up each front.
The only seaming is at the shoulders.

Shown in size 38” 96.5 cm with 4” 10 cm positive ease

yarn
finch / kumlien’s gull 152
5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins

needles
29” circular in size US 5 / 3.75 mm
set of dpns in size US 5 / 3.75 mm

notes
Gweneth is a little scoop-neck cardi worked from the bottom up. Simple lace panels add a pretty detail along the center fronts.
Body is worked in one piece to the underarms, then fronts and back are separated and worked back and forth to the shoulders. Shoulders are seamed. Sleeve stitches are picked up around armholes and worked in the round to the cuffs. Button and neckbands are picked up and worked last.
A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches in the sweater body.
skills required
Long-tail cast on (link provided), short rows (link provided), mattress stitch (link provided), increasing, decreasing, working in the round, picking up stitches.