I Heart Cardigans by Tanis Lavallee

I Heart Cardigans

Knitting
August 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch worked in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1200 - 2000 yards (1097 - 1829 m)
35 (37, 39, 40.75, 42.75, 48.25, 52, 55.75, 60.5, 64.25)"
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This pattern was updated with extended sizing in 2021. #sizeinclusive.

Description:
It’s been over two years since I published my very first sweater pattern, I Heart Aran. That design, the one that got me passionate about designing my own knits, is still one of my most popular patterns. How to improve upon a classic? Cardigan-ize it! Pullovers are great, but nothing beats a cozy cardigan. My I Heart Cardigans design borrows the same classic look from I Heart Aran; a shawl collar and set in sleeves, but with switched up cables and a generous button band. If you like aran sweaters, you’ll love this aran cardigan!

Sizes
Finished bust: 35 (37, 39, 40.75, 42.75, 48.25, 52, 55.75, 60.5, 64.25)“
Sample shown with zero positive ease.

Gauge
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4”square in stockinette stitch on larger needles, knit flat, measured after blocking.

Recommended Needles
4.5mm and 5mm needles, 32“or longer circular for body; body is knit flat.
Same sized needles in your preferred length for small circumference knitting, sleeves are knit in the round until sleeve cap.
Or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn
Tanis Fiber Arts PureWash Worsted Weight yarn (113 g = 205 yds)
Approximate yardage: 950 (1025, 1050, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700) yds of worsted weight yarn.

Additional Tools and Materials
8 stitch markers: 2 of one colour to mark side shaping and 6 of a contrasting colour to mark cable panels, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, 8 - l“ buttons.