Northampton Cardigan by Amanda Bell
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Northampton Cardigan

Knitting
March 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1352 - 1872 yards (1236 - 1712 m)

This cardigan is worked back and forth from the top down with raglan shaping. The sleeves are worked in the round from the top down. Lace ribbing gives the cardigan an elegant touch.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 18.25 (20.25, 22.25, 24.25, 26.25)” back width at underarm. Cardigan shown measures 20.25”; modeled with 5.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Rowan Hemp Tweed (75% wool, 25% hemp): #138 pumice, 13 (14, 15, 16, 18) balls. Yarn distributed by Sirdar.

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; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle; 26 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Lacy Rib patt on larger needle, after blocking.