Persistence is Key by Amanda Woeger
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Persistence is Key

Knitting
December 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1000 - 1800 yards (914 - 1646 m)
X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XXL) / 29" (33", 37", 41", 45", 49") Bust
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This warm cardigan will be the perfect addition to your winter weather wardrobe. Persistence is knit from the top, down and has a long ribbed collar that you can button up to the top on a breezy day. The shoulder shaping and yoke are formed using increases on both sides of the fabric, for a “contiguous” saddle shoulder. Short rows are then worked to help to round out the shoulder caps. The button bands are easily picked up from slipped stitches on each front edge.

These instructions are easy to follow and require advanced knitting skills such as short rows, cables, picking up stitches, and increasing on both sides of the fabric. If you are an adventurous intermediate knitter, this patten is well written and explains each step in great detail.

Happy Knitting, Amanda Woeger
woegerdesigns.com

Sizes
X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large) / 29” (33”, 37”, 41”, 45”, 49”) Bust

Gauge
18 stitches x 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on size US 7 (4.5 mm) needles; measured on a washed and blocked, flat swatch.

Difficulty
Advanced (some familiarity with short rows and cable stitches, increases on both sides of the fabric)

Needles
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) for body and ribbing
Cable needle

Stitch Markers
MarkerA: Shoulder seam markers / MarkerB: Back cable chart markers

Yarn
tosh Vintage, by madelinetosh: approximately
5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) skeins @ 200 yards per skein