Thara Cardigan by Cassie Castillo

Thara Cardigan

Knitting
February 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1010 - 1835 yards (924 - 1678 m)
Finished 32.75 (34.75, 36.25, 38.5, 40.75, 42.5)(44.75, 46.75, 48.25, 50, 52.75)"
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The Thara Cardigan pairs classic round yoke styling with a fitted body, creating an elegant and timeless sweater. Worked in one piece from the top down, the textured yoke, cuffs and bottom band feature fluted rib and garter stripes. Thara is designed to be worn with 2” negative ease in the bust.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 32.75 (34.75, 36.25, 38.5, 40.75, 42.5)(44.75, 46.75, 48.25, 50, 52.75)“
Length: 22.5 (23.25, 24, 24.25, 24.5, 24.75)(25, 25.25, 25.5, 25.75, 26)”

MATERIALS
Knit Picks Galileo (50% merino wool, 50% viscose from bamboo; 131 yds/ 120 m per 50g ball) color: Urchin; 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 11)12, 13, 13, 14, 14 balls.
Approximate yards needed:
1010 (1100, 1195, 1265, 1355, 1430)1505, 1585, 1680, 1755, 1835

NEEDLES
US #4/3.5 mm 36” circular needles and set of double pointed needles

NOTIONS REQUIRED
tapestry needle to weave in ends
4 stitch markers
2 stitch holders
eight 3/4” buttons
sewing needle
sewing thread to match buttons

SKILLS REQUIRED
working in the round
k2tog & ssk
RLI & LLI (lifted increases)
m1 increase
short rows