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Ursula Cardigan

Knitting
December 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches in colourwork pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1295 - 2158 yards (1184 - 1973 m)
To fit bust 30 - 50 in / 76 - 122 cm

This pattern is part of Kate’s new Colours of Shetland collection which which is now available to purchase in print, and/ or digital editions

Cardigan with a pretty colourwork bodice and neat set-in sleeves, inspired by the hazy pinks and blues of Shetland’s luminous summer landscape.

This garment is knit in the round from the bottom up. Steeks are cut for the front and armscye openings, and the sleeves are then worked top-down.

Pattern includes full colour charts, and instructions for steeks and finishing.

Yarn requirements

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight (100% Shetland Wool; 118m/25g balls)
MC: shade 202
10 (12, 13, 14, 16, 18) x 25g balls
CC1: shade FC24
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) x 25g balls
CC2: shade 9144
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) x 25g balls
CC3: shade FC15
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) x 25g balls

Other materials
Larger circular needle in the
following length:
1 x 60cm/24in long
Smaller circular needle in the
following lengths:
1 x 60cm/24in long (for working rib); 1 x 80-100cm/30-40in long or dpns (for working sleeve caps)
2 x 2mm (UK 14/US 0) circular needle, any length (for picking up sts for sleeve caps)
Spare needles or waste yarn for holding stitches
Stitch markers

Tension is absolutely crucial for this garment to fit correctly. You’ll need to swatch carefully and match the given tension for your size with the larger needle (usually 3mm or 2.75mm)