London Bridges Cardigan by Nancy Eiseman
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London Bridges Cardigan

March 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1300 - 1748 yards (1189 - 1598 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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This cardigan features long, lean lines, and a dramatic center-back pleat. The body is worked in one piece from bottom up to the armholes. The pleat is knitted in and bound-off. Separate pieces are worked for the back yoke, collar, and sleeves. The sleeves are knit in the round and sewn into the armhole.

Finished Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Bust with cardigan held closed (two sides of shawl collar held touching each other, but not overlapping) 33 (35, 37, 41, 46, 49) inches/ 84 (89, 94, 104, 117, 124) cm. Size S is shown in photo.

4 inches/10cm = 16 sts x 20 rows in St st on larger needles; 4 inches/ 10 cm = 14.5 sts x 24 rows in seed stitch on smaller needles.

Cascade Ecological Wool (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 478 yards/437 m, 8.82 oz/250 grams, shade 8018 (light grey); 3(3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins.

Sizes 9 (5.5mm) and 8 (5mm), 32 inch circular needles and sizes 9 (5.5mm) and 8 (5mm), double pointed needles for sleeves (or use magic loop method for sleeves).

Adjust needle size to obtain gauge.

2 stitch markers, tapestry needle, cable needle