Aestas Cardigan by Corrine Walcher

Aestas Cardigan

Knitting
May 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
900 - 1350 yards (823 - 1234 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)"
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Aestas Cardigan has a deep lace hem and lace at the cuffs. This light and breezy lacy cardigan is made from rustic silk, so it’s great for spring through fall; although its name means summer. It is meant as a companion for the matching Aestas top.

Finished Size:
Chest: 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches,
Sleeve circumference 14.75(15.75, 17.6, 18.4, 19.6, 20.4) inches
Length: 13(13, 13.5, 15, 15.5, 16) from cast on edge to underarm 21.5(21.5, 23, 25, 26, 27 inches from cast on edge to shoulder seam

Yarn: Dragonfly Fibers Dance Rustic Silk, 100% Silk; 450 yards/4 oz, 2(2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins. Sample knit in Heliotrope.

Needles: US #5/3.75mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle)

Set of US #5/3.75mm double pointed needles or preferred method for knitting in the round
Or size to make gauge

Notions
Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle
Buttons, 1/2-inch diameter (buy buttons after sweater is complete to ensure correct size)

Gauge: 20 stitches/28 rows per 4” in blocked stockinette stitch.