Provence Leafy Cardigan by Susan Mills Knits

Provence Leafy Cardigan

by Susan Mills Knits
March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
306 - 408 yards (280 - 373 m)
6 (12-18, 24) months
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Worked from the top down, a ring of leaves circle the yoke of this cardigan. Once the leaf chart is worked, the remainder of the sweater is a breeze in stockinette and garter stitch. Knit in mercerized cotton Provence, this cardigan will stand up to many wearings and will be outgrown and ready to hand down before it is worn out.

Skill Level

6 (12-18, 24) months. Shown in size 24 months.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 18¾ (20½, 22½)“, buttoned

Provence by Classic Elite Yarns
(100% mercerized Egyptian cotton; 50 g = approx 102 yards)
3 (3, 4) hanks 5862 Crushed Violets

Circular knitting needle (16” and 32” or longer) and dpn in size US 5 (3.75 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Five (⅝“) buttons

22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch, blocked. Take time to save time, check your gauge.