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Scarf-Closing Cardigan

Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter & Fit
Knitting
March 2009
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in pattern on larger needles, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
990 - 1430 yards (905 - 1308 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

Simple, textured jacket with unusual front closure: reverse-stockinette-stitch front edgings have alternating spaces through which a coordinating scarf is threaded. Change the scarf to fit your mood or the season for a versatile, stylish garment.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Sizing Information:

  • S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
  • Finished bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)” / 91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132) cm
  • Finished length: 19 (19.5, 20, 20.5, 21)” / 48 (49.5, 51, 52, 53.5) cm
  • Finished shoulder width: 15” / 38 cm
  • Finished sleeve length: 29 (29.5, 30, 30.5, 31)” / 73.5 (74.5, 76, 77.5, 78.5) cm

Materials:

  • 990 (1100, 1200, 1320, 1430) yd / 890 (990, 1100, 1210, 1320) m (11-12-13-15-16 balls) Nashua Julia (50% mohair, 25% kid mohair, 25% alpaca; each approx. 1.75 oz / 50g and 93 yd / 85m), in color 6086 Velvet moss (medium/worsted weight)
  • One pair 4 mm / US 6 needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • One pair 3.5 mm / US 4 needles
  • Stitch holder
  • Tapestry needle
  • 20 Markers (may be pins or scraps of yarn)
  • One rectangular scarf, 60-70” / 150-175 cm long