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Brandt Cardigan
Brandt Cardigan by Angela Hahn
S (bust 32 1/2")
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
945 yards = 9 skeins
Frog Tree Meriboo
7 skeins = 735.0 yards (672.1 meters), 350 grams
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts
Frog Tree Meriboo
2 skeins = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 100 grams
WEBS - America's Yarn Store in Northampton, Massachusetts

Although I love the look of stranded knitting, I just don’t want to knit a whole stranded sweater. Luckily, by the time I got sick of the stranded/intarsia knitting, it was time to move on to the easy st st parts.

From pattern intro:
This cardigan is named after Edgar Brandt, a master of Art Deco ironwork. Because the stranded motif is oriented vertically, a combination of stranded and intarsia knitting is used: along the side edges of the stranded panels, the main and contrast color yarns are twisted around each other to prevent holes. Since the stranded scrolls are so eye-catching, the rest of the cardigan is styled simply, with a wide, shallow neck, moderate waist shaping, slightly below-the-hip length, and 3/4-length sleeves.

The Brandt cardigan is worked in pieces from the top down; rolled neck, cuff, and bottom edges are added after seaming. On sleeves the stranded motif is worked as part of the entire sleeve; on body sides, the stranded panels are worked separately, and then sewn to front and back pieces. Front bands, including buttonholes, are worked together with fronts.

Available in 7 bust sizes from 28 3/4” to 52 3/4”.

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70% Merino, 30% Rayon from Bamboo
105 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: October 14, 2012
  • Updated: October 14, 2012