Stranded & Striped Cardigan by Fiona Ellis
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Stranded & Striped Cardigan

Knitting
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in 21 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st with smaller needles. 22 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches/10cm in 2-color stranded St st with larger needles. To save time, take time to check gauge.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2016 - 2880 yards (1843 - 2633 m)
Woman’s X-small (small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes. Note: Garment is meant to be worn with 1–2 inches of ease for all

Skill Level
Moderately Challenging

Sizes
Woman’s X-small (small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large)
Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.
Note: Garment is meant to be worn with 1–2 inches of ease for all sizes.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 34 1/2 (37 3/4, 40 1/2, 44 3/4, 48 3/4, 51 3/4) inches (buttoned)
Length: 24 1/2 (25 1/2, 26 1/2, 26 1/2, 27 1/2, 28 1/2) inches

Materials

  • Berroco Vintage DK (DK weight; 52% acrylic/ 40% wool/8% nylon; 288 yds/100g per hank): 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) hanks elderberry #2159 (MC); 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2) hank(s) cast iron #2145 (A); 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) hank(s) paprika #2157 (B); 1 hank each fuchsia #21176 (C) and fennel #2175 (D)
  • Size 6 (4mm) straight and 16-inch circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 8 (5/8-inch) buttons

Gauge
21 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st with smaller needles.
22 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches/10cm in 2-color stranded St st with larger needles.
To save time, take time to check gauge.