Santa Fe by Carol Sunday

Santa Fe

April 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1075 - 2885 yards (983 - 2638 m)
32-36 (36-40, 40-44, 44-48, 48-53, 53-58)
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Do knit this easy-fitting waterfall-front cardigan with pueblo stripes and knit-in fringe. Cozy on a cool desert evening … or comfortable on a breezy boat ride … or chic at an urban café!

Yarn packs in five different colorways are available at

Construction: Sweater is worked flat from bottom to underarms, with fringe knit in. Sleeve caps are worked continuously with the upper sweater until the sleeve caps are bound off and the upper sweater portions - back and two fronts - are worked separately to the short-row-shaped shoulders. Shoulders are finished with a 3-needle bindoff, and the collar is worked all together as a continuation of the center back and fronts. Sleeves are worked in the round from the provisional cast on at underarms downward to the wrists.

Recommended for chest Sizes: 28-32 (32-36, 36-40, 40-44, 44-48, 48-53, 53-58)“. Fit should be loose, with a slightly dropped shoulder. Finished garments measure across the back from underarm to underam: 16½ (18¼, 20, 22, 24¼, 26½, 29)”.
Shown in size 36-40 on a 36” dress form.

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply (246 yds / 225 m per 50g skein) in Angelic (75% merino 25% angora), Eden (100% merino), Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere) and Brigadoon (100% merino tweed).
Shown in Earth & Sky colorway; main color is Nirvana earth.
Garment shown used 16 different colors.

Total yardage for finished garment: 1075 (1215, 1435, 1725, 2060, 2450, 2885) yds.

Substitute any light sport weight yarn that works nicely to gauge.

Needles: Size 5 US / 3.75 mm long straight or circular needles (with a long cable) for sweater, double-pointed (dpn) or circular needles (with a short cable) for sleeves, extra needle for 3-needle bind off.

Notions: Markers, holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle, 3.75 mm crochet hook optional.

Skills: Splicing colors and joining colors in the round (with links to resources), short rows (explained), 3-needle bind off (explained).

Pattern includes: Written instructions for Earth and Sky colorway in all sizes, schematics, glossary.