My Favorite Cardigan by Emily Platzer

My Favorite Cardigan

June 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
700 - 1400 yards (640 - 1280 m)
28, 32, 36, 40, 44
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This flattering raglan cardigan is knit from the top down as the pattern walks you through calculating shaping to fit your unique shape. You will customize, try on and fit as you go! Hand-dyed Fancy Tiger Crafts’ Heirloom Romney yarn makes a beautifully rustic handknit that will hold up to years of wear.

700-1400yds Fancy Tiger Heirloom Romney: Sample was knit in color Huckleberry.
The total yardage depends on the choices you make along the way in this customizable cardigan. Here is an estimate of the yardage you will need:
XS 700-850yds, S 750-950yds, M 900-1100yds, L 1050-1200yds, XL 1200-1400.

Seven 5/8” buttons- Sample uses Liberty of London buttons available in our brick and mortar store.

Needles & Such:
60” circulars in size US 10 (or size to achieve gauge)
Optional: Size US 10 DPNS for sleeves, or use the circulars above for magic loop
darning needle
scrap yarn
row counter
7 removeable stitch markers or safety pins
6 stitch markers (4 identical and 2 other identical stitch markers)

14 sts & 22 rows = 4” of stockinette st on the larger needle size.
The needle sizes listed above are a recommendation, but the most important thing is to get an accurate gauge. You will be making a sweater tailored to fit your measurements and gauge is super-duper important.