North-Inspired Cardigan by Sally Melville

North-Inspired Cardigan

Knitting
January 2005
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using bulky weight yarn and middle size (main) needles
800 - 1330 yards (732 - 1216 m)
Infant - 18 months; Women's S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
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Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Experience:

  • Intermediate
  • Simple stitch pattern
  • Mid-level shaping
  • Mid-level finishing

Measurements:

Infant’s

  • Chest: 25”
  • Length: 11.5”
  • Sleeve Length: 14”

Women’s

  • Chest: 39 (43, 47, 51, 57)“
  • Length: 21 (21.5, 22, 22.5, 23)“
  • Sleeve Length: 29 (29.5, 30, 31, 31.5)“

Yarns, Needles, Gauges & Notions:

Infant Size:

Yarn:

  • Light weight - something soft
  • Color A: 300 yds
  • Color B: 80 yds
  • Color C: 110 yds

Gauge:
- 21 sts and 31 rows = 4” over stockinette stitch using US 5 / 3.75 mm needles

Needles & Notions:

  • US 5 / 3.75 mm circular needles, any length
  • US 4 / 3.5 mm straight needles
  • US 7 / 4.5 mm straight needles
  • Six 3/8” / 12 mm buttons

Women’s Sizes:

Medium weight yarn:

  • Color A: 590 (660, 740, 825, 900) yds
  • Color B: 160 (180, 200, 225, 250) yds
  • Color C: 115 (130, 145, 160, 180) yds

Gauge:
- 16 sts and 26 rows = 4” over stockinette stitch using US 7 / 4.5 mm needles

Needles & Notions:

  • US 7 / 4.5 mm circular needles, any length
  • US 6 / 4 mm straight needles
  • US 9 / 5.5 mm straight needles
  • Nine 5/8” / 15 mm buttons

Bulky weight yarn:

  • Color A: 560 (630, 705, 780, 865) yds
  • Color B: 125 (140, 155, 176, 190) yds
  • Color C: 115 (130, 145, 160, 180) yds

Gauge:
- 12 sts and 18 rows = 4” over stockinette stitch using US 10.5 / 6.5 mm needles

Needles & Notions:

  • US 10.5 / 6.5 mm circular needles, any length
  • US 10 / 6 mm straight needles
  • US 11 / 8 mm straight needles
  • Nine 5/8” / 15 mm buttons