Subterraneans Cardigan by Anne Hanson
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Subterraneans Cardigan

Knitting
August 2017
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st on medium-sized needle
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1425 - 2850 yards (1303 - 2606 m)
30.5 (35.5, 40.25, 44.75, 49.5, 54.25, 59.25, 63.5)" chest circumference, buttoned

The Subterraneans Cardigan features a subtle and alluring tone-on-tone argyle motif created using a cable pattern in fine, soft tweed wool. All pieces are knit at from the bottom up and seamed later, which is essential for garment stability (and makes your project portable). The ribbed buttonband is picked up and knit in finishing.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 30.5 (35.5, 40.25, 44.75, 49.5, 54.25, 59.25, 63.5)” chest circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 40.25”; modeled with 7.25” of positive ease.


Yarn Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup Fingering (80% wool/15% alpaca/5% Tencel/silk/ bamboo/bison blend): granite, 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) balls.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), and 6 (4 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; cable needle; tapestry needle; seven 
9⁄16” buttons.


Gauge 23 sts and 34 rows = 4” in St st on medium-sized needle; 27 sts and 36 rows = 4” in charted patt on largest needle.

Notes This cardigan is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed.