Kathe Cardigan by Linda Marveng
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Kathe Cardigan

Knitting
July 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Fern St patt; 26 sts and 44 rows = 4" in Moss st; 24 sts and 36 rows = 4" in St st
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1640 - 2296 yards (1500 - 2099 m)
31 (33½, 36½, 39½, 43½, 47½)" bust circumference; cardigan shown measures 36½"; modeled with 2½" of positive ease
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Kathe is a straight cardigan with a scarf collar enhanced with an elegant textural all-over lace. The reversible fern pattern adorns the body and sleeves while the collar is divided from it by a tuck and knitted in moss stitch. You can wear the collar hanging flat – overlapping – and pinned together or folded.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished measurements:
Bust: 79 (85, 93, 100, 110.5, 120.5) cm/31 (33.5, 36.5, 39.5, 43.5, 47.5)“
Length: 49.5 (50, 51.5, 56, 57, 58.5) cm/19.5 (19.75, 20.25, 22, 22.5, 23)”
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.5)“
Cardigan shown measures 93 cm/36.5”.

Yarn: SweetGeorgia Yarns, Superwash Sport (100% superwash merino wool, 300 m/328 yds, 100 g): Sample is knitted in Tumbled Stone:
4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins; 1194 (1287, 1380, 1496, 1635, 1774) m/1306 (1407, 1509, 1636, 1788, 1940) yds.

Needles: 3 mm/US 2.5 straight needle for body and sleeves.
2 sets of 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32”) for collar.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Waste yarn, markers, stitch holders, yarn needle, 3.5 mm/US E/4 crochet hook.

Gauge: 28 sts and 36 rows in Reverse Fern measures 10 cm/4” square.
26 sts and 44 rows in Moss st measures 10 cm/4” square.
24 sts and 36 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.

Notes: The cardigan in worked in parts back and forth and seamed. During shaping, if there are not enough stitches to work an increase (yo) and corresponding decrease, work the stitches of the partial lace as they appear. The tuck at the collar is worked with 2 circular needles held parallel.

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