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Roosevelt Cardigan

Knitting
August 2014
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in St st on larger needle.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1342 - 2196 yards (1227 - 2008 m)
35 1/2 (38, 41, 45 1/2, 49, 54)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38", modeled with 4" of positive ease.

Designer Amanda Scheuzger

Finished Size 35 1/2 (38, 41, 45 1/2, 49, 54)” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38”, modeled with 4” of positive ease.

Yarn Tahki Yarns Tara Tweed (80% wool, 20% nylon; 122 yd 112 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #009 moss tweed, 11 (12, 13, 14, 16, 18) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; five 7/8” buttons.

Gauge 18 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

The Roosevelt Cardigan was inspired by menswear, but its subtle waist shaping and traveling cables, which emphasize an hourglass shape, lend a feminine touch. Deep front pockets are tucked under patterning for a seamless look.