Saddleback Mountain Cardigan by Kyle Kunnecke

Saddleback Mountain Cardigan

Knitting
February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2292 - 3247 yards (2096 - 2969 m)
39.25 (42.75, 47.25, 50.5, 55)" chest circumference, buttoned
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Subtle, refined, and casual, the Saddleback Mountain Cardigan has a soothing colorwork design inspired by pine trees and knitted in an earthy color palette. This cardigan is worked flat in pieces and seamed—no steeks required!

Difficulty Expert

Finished Size 39.25 (42.75, 47.25, 50.5, 55)“ chest circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 42.75”; modeled with 2.75” of positive ease.

Yarn Rowan Felted Tweed DK (50% merino wool, 25% alpaca, 25% rayon/viscose; 191 yd/1.75 oz): #172 ancient (green-gray; A), 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) balls; #190 stone (tan; B), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) balls; #175 cinnamon (brown; C), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) balls; #173 duck egg (blue; D), 2 balls. Yarn distributed by Sirdar USA.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 24” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle; five 1” buttons.

Gauge 25 sts and 30 rows = 4” in charted patt on larger needle.

Notes This cardigan is worked back and forth from the bottom up in separate pieces and seamed.