Sporty Stripe Cardi by Meaghan Schmaltz

Sporty Stripe Cardi

Knitting
March 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1300 - 1880 yards (1189 - 1719 m)
35 (37, 39, 41, 43)[45, 47, 49, 51]” bust circumference
This pattern is available for $6.99 USD
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You will want to wear your Sporty Stripe Cardi every day, I know I do! This lightweight, open cardigan features a funky and fun-to-knit stripe pattern with a color accent at the sleeve cuffs. The cardigan is knit from the top down without seams.

Here’s the specs:

Finished Sizes 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)6, 7, 8, 9: 
   35 (37, 39, 41, 43)45, 47, 49, 51” bust circumference
To fit actual bust circumference: 
   32 (34, 36, 38, 40)42, 44, 46, 48)” 
To be worn with up to 3” positive ease.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Ewe So Sporty, 145 yards
    Color A: 5 (5, 5, 6, 6)7, 7, 8, 8
    Color B: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4)5, 5, 6, 6
    Color C: 1 skein

Needles: US 5 32” circular knitting needles,
    US 5 double-pointed knitting needles

Supplies: 2 stitch holders or smooth waste yarn, 6 stitch
    markers, yarn needle

Gauge: 22.5 sts and 30 rows to 4” in stockinette stitch.

Notes: This sweater is knit with 3” of positive ease for a nice every-day wear kind of cardigan. The pattern has this positive ease built in so it’s best to knit the sweater size that matches your actual bust measurement.

The model is wearing a size is a size 5 with 2.5” positive ease.

Smaller sample shown in:
   Color A: 90 Vanilla
   Color B: 98 Charcoal
   Color C: 45 Soft Sage

Larger sample shown in:
   Color A: 97 Brushed Silver
   Color B: 98 Charcoal
   Color C: 70 Aquamarine