Yelena Cardigan by Amy Christoffers

Yelena Cardigan

Knitting
December 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in granite stitch on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1230 - 1845 yards (1125 - 1687 m)
33 (36¼, 41, 44¼, 47, 50¼)" bust circumference; shown in size 36¼", modeled with 4¼" of positive ease
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

A simple texture stitch paired with a handpainted yarn results in a comfortable cardigan for any occasion. This jacket is knit in one piece to the underarms, with sleeves knit in the round to the sleeve cap and set into the armscye.

Sizes 33 (36¼, 41, 44¼, 47, 50¼)“ bust circumference; shown in size 36¼”, modeled with 4¼“ of positive ease
Yarn Berroco Artisan (80% wool, 20% silk; 123 yd 112 m/50 g):
• #6027 Celtic Sea, 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins
Gauge 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” in Granite st on larger needle
Tools
• Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Size 6 (4 mm): 24” cir and set of dpn
• Markers (m)
• Stitch holders
• Cable needle (cn)
• Six ¾” buttons
• Tapestry needle