#283 Maelynn Cardigan by SweaterBabe

#283 Maelynn Cardigan

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Time to update your everyday V-neck cardigan with this cabled beauty! Knit it in a worsted-weight alpaca blend, as shown, for the softness and drape you’ll want to reach for every time. The yarn is also lovely to knit!

The back and fronts are knit from the bottom up starting with a neat ribbed border. The ribbing transitions into the easy-to-work cable panels that travel all the way up to the shoulders, which are shaped with short rows. A bit of ribbing at each end adds a sporty touch.

Shoulders are joined using a three-needle bind off. Then, the sleeves are picked up and knit down to the cuffs in Stockinette stitch and finished with the same ribbed edge as the body.

The front ribbed buttonbands are picked up and knit.

The sides are seamed, leaving a split hem. Nice, deep pockets are knit in.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 3” / 7.5 cm and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st, blocked

FINISHED BUST MEASUREMENTS: 47 (50, 57 ½, 61, 67 ½)“ / 119.5 (127, 146, 155, 171.5) cm

TO FIT SIZES: XS (S, M/L, 1X, 2X) to fit approx Bust sizes 30 (34, 40, 45, 50)“ / 76 (86.5, 101.5, 114.5, 127) cm. Intended to be worn with ~15-17 ½” / 38-44.5 cm positive ease.

Sample shown is knit in Cascade Yarns Alpaca L’Ana Doro. Substitutes suggested above.

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