Mt. Auburn Cardigan by Irina Anikeeva

Mt. Auburn Cardigan

August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Moss st on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1540 - 2200 yards (1408 - 2012 m)
35.75 (40, 43.75, 47.5, 51.25)" chest circumference, buttoned
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The Mt. Auburn Cardigan is a standout menswear garment that will be envied by all. The complex tweed, leather buttons, cultured cables, and varied textures blend professorial and hipster style for a fresh take on scholarly tweeds. The body of this cardigan is worked in one piece from the bottom up; the sleeves are worked separately in the round and seamed.

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Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 35.75 (40, 43.75, 47.5, 51.25)“ chest circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 43.75”; modeled with 5.25” of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs WATERshed (100% pure virgin wool; 110 yd / 1.75 oz): #945 Farwell, 14 (15, 17, 19, 20) skeins.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; cable needle; waste yarn for provisional CO; stitch holders; spare circular needle in same size or smaller than smaller needle; tapestry needle; eight .75” buttons.

Gauge 15 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Moss st on larger needle; 21.5 sts and 26 rows = 4” in cable patt on larger needle.

Notes The body of this cardigan is worked in one piece to the underarm, then divided for working the fronts and back separately. The sleeves are worked in the round, with the sleeve cap worked flat.

Cable pattern is both charted and written.