Opposing Forces by Annamária Ötvös
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Opposing Forces

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Opposing Forces is a seamless, comfortable, open front cardigan with an interesting construction.
The yoke is worked first seamlessly in 2 pieces: the left and the right side of it are attached at the center of the back.
The sleeves are worked as a continuation of the yoke.
After the completion of the yoke and the sleeves stitches are picked up along the lower edge of the yoke and body is worked in one piece to the bottom edge.
The neckband and the front bands are picked up and worked afterwards.


Gauge
16 sts and 24 rows = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit flat (yoke and body) with larger needle after blocking
16 sts and 24 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round (sleeves) with larger needle after blocking
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Sizes
XS1 (XS2: S1: S2: M1: M2: L1: L2: XL1: XL2)

Finished Measurements
90 (95: 100: 105: 110: 117.5: 122.5: 127.5: 132.5: 137.5) cm / 35½ (37½: 39¼: 41¼: 43¼: 46¼: 48¼: 50¼: 52¼: 54¼) inches body circumference at underarm.

Intended to fit with approx. 19-20.5 cm/7½-8” positive ease at underarm.

Yarn
Approximately 780 (830: 880: 930: 985: 1045: 1105: 1175: 1250: 1325) meters / 855 (905: 960: 1015: 1075: 1140: 1210: 1285: 1365: 1450) yards.

Sample shown is size S2 with approx. 19 cm/7½” positive ease at underarm using The Plucky Knitter Scholar (75% merino, 25% cashmere; 233 m/255 y per skein) in colourway Gumshoe.

Needles
· 80 cm/32” circular needle in each of the following sizes: 4.5 mm/ US 7 and 4.0 mm/ US 6 (or size to obtain gauge)
· 40 cm/16” circular needle or double pointed needles (dpns) in each of the following sizes: 4.5 mm/ US 7 and 4.0 mm/ US 6 for working in small circumferences (or size to obtain gauge) (optional)

Notions
· 1 stitch marker
· 80 cm/32” and 40 cm/16” circular needle or double pointed needles (dpns) size 3.5 mm/ US 4 for the tubular bind off (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Working in the round with dpns or magic loop, picking up stitches.