Wanderlust Cardigan by Helen Rose
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Wanderlust Cardigan

July 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches and 5.8 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 - 762 yards (274 - 697 m)
0-3m (6m, 12m, 18m, 24m)
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Intro: “Wanderlust” is a simple but beautiful little cardigan for that very special baby. It is worked back and forth, top-down and seamless, with a picked up garter button band and a bit of garter at the bottom of the sleeves and body. The yoke is a lovely lattice pattern and the sleeves are ¾ length. Beautiful in Springtree Road’s Coquina DK, this is a fun and satisfying knit.

The yoke requires slipping sts, passing sts over, p3tog, yo.

Size: 0-3m (6m, 12m, 18m, 24m)

Chest Size: 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) inches

Yarn: Springtree Road Coquina DK, 254 yds/232 m per 3.52 oz/100 gm skein, 100% Merino Wool, color: Kyanos, 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) skeins. Note: the 0-3 m uses just a smidge over 2 skeins for long sleeves.

Needles: US 6 for working back and forth and knitting in the round (or size needed to get gauge)

Gauge: 5 ½ sts/5 ¾ rows per inch in stockinette stitch

Materials: 3 buttons, stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders (or piece of yarn)