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Lyons Cardigan

Interweave Knits, Winter 2014
Knitting
November 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in Dropped St st (see Notes) on larger needles.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1078 - 1568 yards (986 - 1434 m)
32 (34 1/2, 36 1/2, 39, 41, 42 1/2)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 32", modeled with 2" of negative ease.

-Finished Size 32 (34 1/2, 36 1/2, 39, 41, 42 1/2)” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 32”, modeled with 2” of negative ease.
-Yarn Classic Elite Yarns MountainTop Chalet (70% baby alpaca, 30% bamboo; 98 yd 90 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #7406 camel (light brown; A), 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins; #7438 chestnut (brown; B), 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins; #7436 sand (cream; C), 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins.
-Needles Body and sleeves—size 10 (6 mm). Bands—size 9 (5.5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
-Notions Stitch holders; tapestry needle; five 1” buttons; size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook.
-Gauge 14 sts and 18 rows = 4” in Dropped St st (see Notes) on larger needles.

The Lyons Cardigan was inspired by classic menswear. Worked in a modified double-knitting technique in an alpaca and bamboo blend, this sweater is a cozy staple with beautiful drape and luster.