Kelly Cardigan by Jo Storie

Kelly Cardigan

Knitting
July 2012
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
536 - 766 yards (490 - 700 m)
See below
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A multi-stitch cropped yoke cardigan with fluted three quarter length sleeve

“The perfect little cover-up. Worked in a chunky yarn, with an intricate cabled yoke and detailed sleeve. This is not for the faint-hearted but is one that will show off your knitting talents.” - Jo Storie

Sizes to fit
Chest

Size 1 - 81-86cm (32-34in)
Size 2 - 91.5-96.5cm (36-38in)
Size 3 - 101.5-106.5cm (40-42in)

Knitted measurements (approx)
Chest

Size 1 - 86cm (34in)
Size 2 - 97cm (38in)
Size 3 - 107cm(42in)

Length
Size 1 - 40cm (16in)
Size 2 - 44cm (17in)
Size 3 - 48cm (19in)

Sleeve length
Size 1 - 33cm (13in)
Size 2 - 34cm (13in)
Size 3 - 35cm (14in)

Yarn type - Rowan, Alpaca Chunky

Yarn shade - Natural shade 070

Yarn weight - Chunky / bulky

Amount of yarn
You’ll need approx:
Size 1 - 7 x 100g balls - 490m / 536yds
Size 2 - 8 x 100g balls - 560m / 612yds
Size 3 - 10 x 100g balls - 700m / 765yds

Note 1 ball = approx 70m/ 76.5yds

Ability - Experienced

Gauge:

  • 11 sts x 14 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in st st using 10mm (US 15) needles
  • 13 sts x 14.5 rows in main body pattern over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) using 10mm (US 15) needles.

You’ll also need:

  • 1 pair of 10mm (US 15) straight needles
  • 1 x 10mm (US 15) circular needle, 80cm (31.5in) long
  • 1 cable needle
  • Sewing needle
  • 2 stitch holders
  • Row counter.

Note: Images 3 and 4 show Kelly knitted in cashmere.