Asymmetrical Cardigan by Norah Gaughan

Asymmetrical Cardigan

June 2006
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Twist Stitch Pattern, on larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1080 - 1566 yards (988 - 1432 m)
Petite (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
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Errata available:


"When I designed the stitch in this cardigan, I was imitating the woven pattern of caned chair seats. The interlacing horizontal and diagonal bands are interpreted in knitting by diagonal crossed stitches and horizontal garter ridges. The shape left in the middle? A hexagon."

p. 12, in Hexagons, Knitting Nature by Norah Gaughan


  • ERRATA: see comments

  • Needles: straights only

  • Notions: Stitch holder, split ring marker, three 1” buttons