Stripes gone crazy by atelier alfa
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Stripes gone crazy

Knitting
June 2014
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1094 - 1750 yards (1000 - 1600 m)
XS to XXL: finished measurements chest: 28, 31.5, 35.5, 38.5, 44, 48.5” (71, 80, 90, 98, 111, 123 cm)
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Stripes gone crazy: an adventure from cast-on to bind-off.

‘Stripes gone crazy’ is a seamless cardigan worked from the top down in 1 piece. Starting with shaping the back and shoulders, stitches are picked up for the front and sleeves and are worked following the contiguous sleeve method, developed by Susie Myers.

The ‘crazy stripes’ growing from small stripes to large ones on the fronts are shaped using short rows, giving the cardigan it’s fun and unusual look at the front and the full development of the design at the back.

Can be worn with no ease, a little negative or positive ease.
Due to the nature of the contiguous sleeve inset, it’s best to start with the numbers of the size closest to yours and add more increases for the body and sleeves, if you should want more ease.

The easiest way to lengthen or shorten the cardigan is by working more or less simple stripes before working the ‘crazy stripes’. To change the length in the crazy stripes section by adding more crazy stripes is quite difficult unless you have mathematical insight to calculate the short rows.

Available sizes: XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL: finished measurements: 28, 31.5, 35.5, 38.5, 44, 48.5” (71, 80, 90, 98, 111, 123 cm)

What you’ll need:
MC : main color: ± 650, 730, 800, 870, 950, 1050 m (710, 800, 880, 950, 1050, 1150 yards) of fingering / 4ply
CC : contrasting color: ± 360, 400, 440, 470, 500, 550 m (390, 450, 480, 520, 550, 600 yards) of fingering / 4ply

3,5 mm (US 4) circular needle and straight needles (optional)
3 mm (US 3) circular needle and straight needles
4 markers
10 buttons diameter ± 0.6”/1.5 cm

Gauge
25 sts and 36 rows stockinette with the larger needle = 10 x 10 cm (4”x4”)

Errata:

Page 4 L-size: stitch count in row 1 should be (140sts:15+11+88+11+15)

XXL size: small typo page 6, row 1: …, cast on 12 sts (twice) (instead of 10)

XS-size page 4: row 19-22: repeat rows 17 to 18 twice (instead of rows 11 to 12)

separate body and sleeves page 6
row 1: …., place new marker2 (M2) in the middle, knit to end.

Page 9 (XS-S-M-size)
hem

The stitch counts should be : (199sts:27+118+54) (216sts:27+129+60) (239sts:33+141+65)