Loopdigan by SweaterFreak

Loopdigan

Knitting
May 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 - 1300 yards (732 - 1189 m)
S(M, L)
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Loopdigan is a combo of a much loved infinity loop and a cardigan. This versatile garment can be made from any drapey yarn to suit virtually any season of wear. The pattern includes two sleeve lengths and two front lace options.

YARN
madelinetosh tosh mo light – 80% Merino, 20% Mohair, 420 yards (384 meters) per skein;
1000(1100, 1300) yards
Long sleeved sample shown in madelinetosh tosh mo light, color Begonia Leaf
Colour Adventures Dia Sock – 75% Merino, 25% Nylon, 463 yards per 100 g skein
800 (950, 1150) yards
Short sleeved sample shown in Colour Adventures Dia Sock, color Seafoam

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Select size based on your cross-back measurement.
Total circumference: 79” (91”, 99.5”) to fit cross back 14” (16”, 17”)
The front of the loop is 65” (75”, 82.5”) to fit bust 31” (36”, 39”)
Width: 12” (12.5”, 13”)
Bicep circumference: 10” (11”, 12”)
Long sleeve length: 17” (18”, 19”)
Note: Cross back is measured as armpit to armpit, but not mid armpit to mid armpit, but rather across the back at the armpit level.

NEEDLES
US #4/3.5mm - 24”/60cm, US #4/3.5mm - 12”/30cm circular needles or DPNs. Spare pair of the same needles for grafting (24”/60cm).

TOOLS
Crochet hook for provisional cast on (optional), scrap yarn, tapestry needle and markers

GAUGE
24 st/28 rows per 4” square in St stitch using US#4 needles, or size needle to get gauge. Please note that both row and stitch gauge are crucial!