May Cardigan by Kim Hargreaves
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May Cardigan

January 1996
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1110 - 1295 yards (1015 - 1184 m)

SUMMARY: May is a v-neck, fitted, high-hip length cardigan with long, fitted cap sleeves, worked in stockinette stitch with deep 2X2 ribbing on the bottom and cuffs. The polo collar and button bands are worked separately and attached to the garment in the finishing stages. The collar is worked in the 2X2 ribbing, bordered by garter stitch while the button bands are done in garter stitch.

This pattern is also available in a pullover version,

SIZES: Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large).

TO FIT BUST: 32 (34, 36, 38)” / 81 (86, 91, 96) cm.

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Fingering-weight or 4-ply yarn – 1110 (1110, 1295, 1295) yds / 1014 (1014, 1183, 1183) m / 6 (6, 7, 7) balls.

SHOWN IN: Rowan True 4-ply Botany, #553 Pine.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES: increasing and decreasing in knitting, slip stitch and back stitch or mattress stitch seaming.

NOTIONS: seven buttons.

Neither the Pattern book nor yarn are available in the trade but can sometimes be located through online selling/trading sites.