A riff on the traditional, a cabled cardigan inspired by Vermont granite and by the late 19th/early 20th century stone carvings done by the Craftsmen in Central Vermont. The cardigan is hip length with a fitted saddle shoulders, waist shaping and generously overlapped fronts for that perfect mix of tailored fit and a laid back, comfortable style.
Total circumference is 39 ½, 41 ½, 43 ½, 45 ½,48 ½, 50 ½, 52 ½” around, closed.
To fit about a 34/35, 36/37, 38/39, 40/41, 43/44, 45/46, 47/48” bust.
Sample measures 34/35” and is worn with 0 ease
Berroco Blackstone Tweed
65% wool, 25% mohair, 10% angora; 130yd/119m per 50g skein Ancient Mariner 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 13 skeins
Body & Sleeves:
24” US 7/4.5mm circular
4 US 7/4.5mm dpn
24” US 5/3.75mm circular
4 US 5/3.75mm dpn
Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, 6x 1” snaps.
16 sts x 25 rows= 4” in Granite Stitch on larger needles
18 sts x 25 rows= 4” in stockinette stitch on larger needles
The body and sleeves are worked from the bottom up. The body is worked in one piece to the underarms then fronts and back are worked separately. The sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm then cap shaping is worked back and forth in rows. The shoulders are joined with Saddle Shoulders and the sleeve caps are sewn into place. The front bands are worked separately and sewn into place.