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Irish Moss

Knitting
August 1989
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in Moss stitch with larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1550 - 1940 yards (1417 - 1774 m)
Finished measurements:** 38 (40, 44)"

This cardigan originally appeared in Knitter’s 16, Fall 1989.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Fit: Standard

**Sizes:** S (M, L) **Finished measurements:** 38 (40, 44)" around when buttoned, and 23 (24, 25.5)" long

Other Materials:
- 6 (6, 7) 19mm / 3/4” buttons
- Stitch holders

From pattern description: The Irish Moss cardigan is a collection of twisted stitches done in various ways and a 3-stitch cable created by knitting the third stitch before the first and second stitches. Using these simple techniques, I was able to create a tiny twisted braid, a simple cable and a mock Aran diamond. Add these together and the result is an intricate appearance without the use of an extra needle.