Hit the Road Cardigan by Kristen TenDyke
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Hit the Road Cardigan

Knitting
August 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Basketweave Pattern
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1330 - 19000 yards (1216 - 17374 m)
Men's XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)

The Hit the Road Cardigan is knit from the top down. There are so many reasons I love knitting from the top down! Mainly, I can try the sweater on as I’m knitting to be sure it looks, fits, and feels how I want, and then can make adjustments (if necessary) along the way.

It is sized from Men’s XS to 3X. The smallest size is comparable to a Woman’s Medium.

Sizes:
Men’s XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Finished Measurements:
Chest: 36.25, 39.5, 43.75, 46.75, 51, 54.25, 57.5)”
Length: 24.25, 24.5, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5, 25.75, 26.5)”

Gauge:
In St st, 15 sts & 24 rows = 4″/10cm.
In Basketweave pat, 16 sts & 24 rows = 4″/10cm.

Yarn:
Mountain Meadow Wool CHEYENNE (160yds/145m, 100g/3.5oz, 100% wool): 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 10) skeins Denim

Needles:
Size 9 (5.5 mm) 32″ (80cm) circular needle and dpns, or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions:
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle
Five 1″ buttons