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Whole Wheat Cardigan

Delicious Knits
Knitting
April 2009
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in cables & lace (see chart)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
634 - 1015 yards (580 - 928 m)
XS - XL
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Description
This form-fitting cardigan, with its charming combination of lace and cables, is sure become a staple in your wardrobe. The lace and cable pattern is interesting to knit without being tedious, and is easily committed to memory for a speedy knit. To reduce seaming, the cardigan features a knit-in button band. The left front button band is extended beyond the shoulder seam and sewn in to the back neck opening. Just like its namesake, the whole wheat cardigan can be combined with a wide variety of items, always with delicious results. You’ll be the toast of the town!

Skill Level
Intermediate

Knitted Measurements
Sized for:
X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
• Bust (buttoned) 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)”
• Length 18 (18½, 18¾, 19, 19¼)”

Yarn
Sublime’s Cashmere Merino Silk DK (75% Extra Fine Merino, 20% Silk, 5% Cashmere)
5 (5, 6, 7, 8) balls (50 g/116 m per ball)

Materials
• One pair of 5.0 mm needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
• cable needle
• 1 small stitch holder
• 5 buttons, approx ¾“ wide

Gauge
18 sts, 24 rows in pattern = 4”/10 cm after blocking