Antler Cardigan by tincanknits

Antler Cardigan

Knitting
September 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 - 2100 yards (274 - 1920 m)
Newborn (3-6mo, 6-12mo, 1-2yrs, 2-4yrs, 4-6yrs, 6-8yrs, 8-10yrs, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)
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Antler Cardigan - by Tin Can Knits



Inspired by the majestic antlers of the Canadian Elk, this sweater is a classic. With a simple construction and timeless bold cables, it is destined to keep you cozy for years to come.

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PATTERN INFO

The cable pattern is both charted and written out.

Sizing

#sizeinclusive

Newborn (3-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, adult XS, S, M, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)

Finished Chest:
20 (21, 22, 23, 25.5, 27.5, 29.5, 31, 31.5, 35.5, 39.5, 43.5, 47.5, 51.5, 55.5, 59.5, 65, 70)

Yarn

300 (350, 400, 425, 525, 650, 750, 825, 875, 1000, 1100, 1250, 1400, 1525, 1625, 1750, 1900, 2100) yards worsted / aran weight yarn

(samples shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage ‘Antler’ and Rainbow Heirloom Sweater in ‘Golden North’)

Needles
US #6 / 4.0mm and US #8 / 5.0mm needles
(or as required to meet gauge)

Newborn - 8-10 yrs: 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size
XS - XXL: 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size
3XL - 6XL: 48” circulars, and DPNs in each size

Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit in the round using a single long circular needle instead of the double pointed needles.

Gauge
18 sts & 24 rows / 4” in stockinette using larger needles

Notions
Stitch markers, darning needle, cable needle, 5-11 3/4” buttons

Helpful Tutorials
Antler Cardigan tutorial



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