Sweet Root by Cory Ellen Boberg
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Sweet Root

Knitting
September 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
935 - 1975 yards (855 - 1806 m)
28.75, 32.75, 36.75, 40.75 (44.75, 48.75, 52.75, 56.75, 60.75) inches
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This pattern was originally released at the The Fiber Gallery yarn shop in Seattle, Washington, as our fall 2015 KAL project.

See bottom of notes for errata. Thanks to frogsalot for the tip!

Description
Tailored cardigan with lace detail

Construction Details

  • Body of cardigan is knit flat in one piece to the armholes.
  • Fronts and back pieces are worked separately after armhole, with shoulders and neckline pieces seamed together before working sleeves.
  • Sleeves are knit in the round, picked up and knit top-down using short rows.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Materials
Sport weight wool - 935, 1065, 1185, 1340 (1510, 1625, 1740, 1885, 1975) yards, or 855, 975, 1080, 1225, (1380, 1490, 1590, 1725, 1805) m.

Shown in: Imperial Yarn Tracie Too, in colorway Spruce, 3, 3, 3, 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5) skeins; 395 yards (361 m)/100 grams per skein.

Sizing
28.75, 32.75, 36.75, 40.75 (44.75, 48.75, 52.75, 56.75, 60.75) inches
or 73, 83, 93, 103.5 113.5, 123.5, 134, 144, 154 cm.
Measured at full bust.

13, 13.5, 14, 14.5 (15, 15.5, 16, 16.5, 17) inches
or 33, 34.5, 35.5, 37 (38, 39.5, 40.5, 42, 43) cm.
Measured across shoulders.

Fit
Recommended fit is close, with between 2 inches of positive ease and 1 inch of negative ease.

Shown in: Size 36.75 in /93 cm, worn with no ease.

Gauge
24 stitches and 32 rows / 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette on larger needles.

Suggested Needles
Size 4 US (3.5 mm) 32” - 47” (81 - 119 cm) circular needles
Size 6 US (4 mm) 32” - 47” (81 - 119 cm) circular needles
Size 6 US (4 mm) 24” (71 cm) circular needles, 2 sets - or preferred needles for small-circumference circular knitting

Special Techniques
Nupps, lace, shaping, three-needle bind-off, short rows.

Errata Note, Fiber Gallery Printed Copies Only: Waist Shaping instructions should read: Work as est for 6, 4, 2, 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) more rows, ending after working a WS row.

Errata Note, All Copies: Second to last line of Setup Row 2 should read: … p to SS2; k 3, 3, 3, 3 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4); p to RE; work across garter st border and R Sweet Root Edging as est.

Pattern is both written and charted.

Tech edited by Tana Pageler.