Sólbein Cardigan by Mary Jane Mucklestone
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Sólbein Cardigan

Knitting
October 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork pattern
US 10 - 6.0 mm
605 - 1010 yards (553 - 924 m)
32½ (36, 39½, 43, 46½, 49¾, 53¼)" (82.5 (91.5, 100, 109, 118, 126.5, 135) cm) bust circumference
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Sólbein means sunbeam in Icelandic.
Let your knitting shine with this top down knit in ther round Icelandic Lopapeysa. Steeked down the center and finished with button bands.
Pattern includes a steeking tutorial!

Finished measurements
32½ (36, 39½, 43, 46½, 49¾, 53¼)“ (82.5 (91.5, 100, 109, 118, 126.5, 135) cm) bust circumference, buttoned
Sample shown in size 36” (91.5 cm)
Suggested ease: Positive 1–3” (2.5–7.5 cm)

Yarn
Lett Lopi by Istex (100% Icelandic wool; 50 g / 109 yd (100 m))
Black Sheep for MC, 58 Medium Gray for CC1, and 9974 Speckled Gray for CC2.
• 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins in 85 Oatmeal Heather (MC)
• 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins in 86 Light Beige Heather (CC 1)
• 1 skein in 51 White (CC2)
OR in worsted weight yarn:
385 (425, 470, 520, 570, 620, 655) yd (352 (389, 430, 475, 521, 567, 599) m) in MC, 155 (170, 185, 200, 215, 230, 250) yd (142 (155, 169, 183, 197, 210, 229) m) in CC1, 65 (75, 80, 85, 95, 100, 105) yd (57 (69, 73, 78, 89, 91, 96) m) in CC2