Asheville Cardigan by Donna Estin

Asheville Cardigan

February 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stockinette Stitch on larger needles with the two yarns held together, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3159 - 5183 yards (2889 - 4739 m)
36 (40, 44, 48.25, 52, 55.75)" finished bust measurement; meant to be worn with 2–4" positive ease
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This loose-fitting, slightly slouchy cardigan is super soft yet durable thanks to the combination of a Merino wool held double with a fingering weight mohair/silk blend for strength.

The cardigan is worked in one piece from the bottom up, and the button bands are worked as you go, so there is minimal finishing. Yarn is held double throughout. This pattern has no charts.

Sample is 40”; model is 32” bust.