Islay by Gudrun Johnston
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Islay

Knitting
April 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.25 mm (D)
340 - 1980 yards (311 - 1811 m)
19 ¾ (22 ¼, 25, 27 ¾, 29 ¾) {32 ¼, 35, 37 ¾, 40 ¼, 43, 45 ¾, 48 ¼, 51, 53 ¾}”
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There is a KAL starting for this cardigan on the 6th of May. All the details are here!

Islay is a versatile cardigan suited to all ages and wardrobes! The pattern has been graded from baby to adult sizes. The name comes from an island on the west coast of Scotland.

Sizes
19 ¾ (22 ¼, 25, 27 ¾, 29 ¾) [32 ¼, 35, 37 ¾, 40 ¼, 43, 45 ¾, 48 ¼, 51, 53 ¾]”
The first 5 are children’s sizes ranging from approximately 6 months to 10 years. The larger 9 sizes are adult sizes. It is recommended that you know the chest circumference of the recipient when determining what size to make.
To be worn with 1-2 inches of positive ease. See sizing table on final page for full details.

Needles
US 5/3.75mm 16in circular needle
US 5/3.75mm 32in or 40in circular needle (depending on which size is being made)
US 5/3.75mm set of double pointed needles
US 4/3.5mm 32in circular needle
Crochet hook size US D/3 /3.25mm for working button loops

Yarn
340 (450, 600, 715, 850) 1055, 1130, 1240, 1390, 1460, 1600, 1750, 1870, 1980 yards Sport weight yarn
Shown in: Quince & Co. Chickadee (181yds / 166m; 50g; 100% American wool) in “Carrie’s Yellow” (size 19 ¾”), “Pomegranate” (size 27 ¾”) and “Kittywake” (size 35”).

Notions
Stitch markers in two different colors
Tapestry needle
Scrap yarn
Buttons x 3 (3, 3, 3, 3) 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5

Gauge
24 sts and 34 rows on US 5 in St St worked flat.
26 sts and 36 rnds on US 5 in St St in the rnd.

Construction
This cardigan is worked in one piece from the bottom up. Fronts and back are then divided at the underarm and worked separately. After the shoulders have been joined stitches are then picked up around the armhole and short rows are worked to shape the sleeve cap. The cardigan is finished with an I-cord bind off worked around the fronts and neckline.