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School's Out

Knitting
July 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in Stocking Stich
US 4 - 3.5 mm
380 - 530 yards (347 - 485 m)
To fit chest circumference: 21 (22 ½, 24, 25 ½, 27, 28 ½, 30) in / 53.5 (57, 61, 65, 68.5, 72.5, 76) cm.
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Just in time for summer!
This lightweight, elegant summer cardigan is worked from the top down seamlessly with raglan shoulder shaping, using fingering weight yarn. Larger sizes also feature a touch of waist shaping at the back for a fited look. The front band is knitted on after the body is finished.

The pattern is written to fit chest circumference: 21 (22 ½, 24, 25 ½, 27, 28 ½, 30) in / 53.5 (57, 61, 65, 68.5, 72.5, 76) cm and is designed to be worn with about 2 in / 5cm of positive ease, please refer to the schematic for exact measurements.

YARN
Substitute with approximately 380 (400, 425, 450, 480, 500, 530) yards / 340 (360, 390, 410, 430, 450, 480) metres of fingering/sock weight yarn.
The sample is worked in Waratah Fibres Hand Dyed 4ply (50% wool / 50% silk; 100g / 440 yards / 400 m), green; 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins.

GAUGE
25 sts and 34 rnds = 4 inches / 10 cm in St st
22 sts = 4 inches / 10 cm wide in lace pattern

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
Size 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle
Size 3.5mm (US 4) set of double pointed needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle.