This cardigan is knit from the top down with fingering weight yarn, making it lightweight and perfect for layering.
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Desolate yet all undaunted, on this desert land enchanted
On this home by horror haunted - tell me truly, I implore
Is there - is there balm in Gilead? - tell me - tell me, I implore!
Quoth the raven, Nevermore. ~E.A Poe, The Raven
Approximately 1200 (1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900) yards of Northbound Knitting Superwash Merino fingering weight yarn
US size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
US size 5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
4 stitch markers
2 stitch holders or scrap yarn
Buttons (This cardigan incorporates the yarn overs which are part of the ribbed edging as buttonholes, so as many or as few buttons can be used, spaced according to your preference)
6 stitches=1 inch in stockinette stitch
Note: The cardigan shown is worn with 0-1 inch of negative ease. Choose the size that will fit you best with the ideal amount of positive or negative ease to suit your preferences. Trying on the cardigan as you go will also ensure the right fit for you.
Finished bust measurements: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)”
M1R=With left needle tip, lift strand between sts from back to front, knit into front of loop
M1L=With left needle tip, lift strand between sts from front to back, knit into back of loop
K2tog=Knit two stitches together
Ssk=Slip, slip, knit slipped stitches together
Original sample made with yarn from The Uncommon Thread