Agave Cardigan by Kristen TenDyke
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Agave Cardigan

Knitting
January 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Moss Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
34¾ (37¼, 39¾, 42¼, 44¾, 47, 49½, 52, 54½, 57, 59½)”

There is something so perfect about cozying up in a cabled and textured cardigan. That was my inspiration for this—to make something blissfully cozy and warm. The narrow front cables mimic the wide central back cable panel for some unification, and the rest is knit in a cozy, textured Moss stitch.

Skill level: Intermediate

Size: Finished bust size 34¾ (37¼, 39¾, 42¼, 44¾, 47, 49½, 52, 54½, 57, 59½)” / 88.5 (94.5, 101, 107.5, 113.5, 119.5, 125.5, 132, 138.5, 145, 151) cm

Shown in size 39¾” 101 cm.

Gauge 26 sts and 29 rows = 4″ 10 cm in Moss st; 64 sts in Back Cable Panel = 7¼” 18.5 cm; 26 sts in Front Cable Panel = 3″ 7.5 cm.

Yarn: Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted (100% Organic Merino Wool; 250 yards 229 meters/100 grams: Teal, 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12) skeins.

Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): 40″ circular and double-pointed (dpns).

Notions: Markers; cable needle; stitch holders or waste yarn; nine 7/8″ (2 cm) buttons; tapestry needle.