Avenir Cardigan by Corrine Walcher

Avenir Cardigan

Knitting
June 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1000 - 1600 yards (914 - 1463 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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Avenir is a lacy, breezy cardigan falling a little longer than hip hip-length. It has an airy lace stitch and sleeve detail. The name comes from the town of Avenir, Alberta, where my mother grew up. Its name in English means ‘come up’, describing the friendliness of the people.

Finished Size:

Chest: 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches,
Sleeve circumference 14.75(15.75, 17.6, 18.4, 19.6, 20.4) inches
Length: 16(16.5, 17, 18, 19, 20) inches from cast on edge to underarm (if full length)

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport, 100% Superwash merino wool; 200 yards/57 gram skein; 56, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9 skeins or approximately 10001100, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1550, 1600 yards any sport weight yarn. Sample knit in Curie.

Needles: US #4/3.5mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle)
Set of US #4/3.5mm double pointed needles or preferred method for knitting in the round
Or size to make gauge

Notions
Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle
Optional buttons, 1/2 inch diameter (buy buttons after sweater is complete to ensure correct size)

Gauge: 20 stitches/22 rows per 4” in stockinette stitch.