Alongshore Cardigan by Sarah Kelliher

Alongshore Cardigan

Knitting
June 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Diagonal Scallop st on smaller needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2960 - 3700 yards (2707 - 3383 m)
20 (21¾, 22¾, 23¼, 24¼)" back width at underarm.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The Alongshore Cardigan is both sturdy and drapey— a great layering piece for the fall and winter. The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth from side to side, and the sleeves are worked separately back and forth from the cuff up.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 20 (21¾, 22¾, 23¼, 24¼)“ back width at underarm. Cardigan shown measures 21¾” on model with 34” bust.

Yarn Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok (100% fine highland wool; 370 yd 338 m/5¼ oz 150 g): #1302L Gravel Road, 8 (9, 9, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 25 sts and 34 rows = 4” in Diagonal Scallop st on smaller needle.

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NOTES

  • The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth from side to side, beginning with the left front and ending with the right front. The sleeves are worked separately back and forth from the cuff up.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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https://www.interweave.com/store/knitscene-fall-2019-digital-edition