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Gyre Cardigan

Interweave Knits, Spring 2014
Knitting
February 2014
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in in St st on larger needle.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1099 - 1256 yards (1005 - 1148 m)
16 1/4 (17, 17 3/4, 18 1/2, 19 1/2)" back width at sleeve opening. Cardigan shown measures 17".

Designer Norah Gaughan

Finished Size 16 1/4 (17, 17 3/4, 18 1/2, 19 1/2)” back width at sleeve opening. Cardigan shown measures 17”.

NOTE from Designer: These sizes are meant to fit bust 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)” The sweater is basically a circle with a edge cut out and sleeves added in. The difference between sizes is only how wide the piece is when the sleeves are added the size of the sleeves.

Yarn Berroco Linus (50% acrylic, 20% linen, 18% nylon, 12% viscose; 157 yd 143 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #6834 charcoal, 7 (7, 7, 8, 8) balls.

Needles Body—sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Sleeves—size 8 (5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); removable marker; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

Eyelet increases, twisted rib, and dropped stitches alternate in concentric circles from the back neck of the Gyre Cardigan, creating an openwork jacket with an austere kind of beauty.