Jetway Cardigan by Cassie Castillo

Jetway Cardigan

Knitting
December 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Diamond patt on larger needle.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1568 - 2352 yards (1434 - 2151 m)
38½ (42, 46¼, 50¼, 53¾, 58)" circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38½"; modeled with 1½" of positive ease.
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Striking two-stitch cables are the focal point of the Jetway Cardigan, a chic layer you can wear on the plane and enjoy at your destination. The body is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm. The upper fronts and back are worked separately.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 38½ (42, 46¼, 50¼, 53¾, 58)“ circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38½”; modeled with 1½“ of positive ease.

Yarn The Yarn Collective Hudson Worsted (85% merino wool, 15% yak; 196 yd (180 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #407 Olana ochre, 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins. Yarn distributed by LoveKnitting.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): Two 32” circulars (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; removable m; cable needle (cn); stitch holders; six 1” buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 28 rnds = 4” in Diamond patt on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm, then the upper fronts and back are worked separately. The sleeves are worked in the round from the lower edge to the underarm, then the cap is worked back and forth.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.