Lowe Cardigan by Michele Wang
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Lowe Cardigan

Knitting
January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2080 - 3280 yards (1902 - 2999 m)
37.75 (41, 44.75, 48.5, 52, 56.25, 59.75)" circumference at bust
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LOWE is an oversized, lush cardigan framed by a slipped stitch ribbing that requires no purling. The generous placket and collar overlap and can be worn open, letting it fall naturally, or closed with a shawl pin. With it’s generous length and pockets, it’s a wonderful piece for the Winter season or as a top layer in the Fall.

MATERIALS
2080 (2290, 2460, 2700, 2920, 3100, 3280) yards of worsted weight wool yarn.
15 (16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23) skeins of Woolfolk FÅR (100% Ultimate Merino®; 142 yards/50g).
Sample in color No. 08.

GAUGE
21 stitches // 35 rows = 4” of Stockinette, after blocking.
27.25 stitches // 41.75 rows = 4” of Slipped Stitch Rib, after blocking.

NEEDLES
One 24” or 32” circular needle and one set of DPNs in size needed to obtain gauge.
Suggested Size: 4.5 mm (US 7)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
37.75 (41, 44.75, 48.5, 52, 56.25, 59.75)” circumference at bust.
Intended Ease: + 6-8”
Sample shown in size 41” modeled with 8” of positive ease.

ADDITIONAL NOTIONS/TOOLS
• Stitch markers
• Removable stitch markers or coilless safety pins
• 2 Stitch holders
• T-pins (optional)
• Tapestry needle
• Shawl pin (optional, for closure)