Ballyshannon Cardigan by Ramona Gaynor

Ballyshannon Cardigan

Knitting
June 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1300 - 1950 yards (1189 - 1783 m)
31½ (34½, 37½, 40½, 43½, 47½)" bust circumference, buttoned; shown in size 37½
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Don’t let the simple front, with its wide shawl collar, fool you—the back of this extra-long cardigan shines with its wide cable panels. This cardigan is knit from the top down, with raglan shaping and bonus side cables.

Sizes 31½ (34½, 37½, 40½, 43½, 47½)“ bust circumference, buttoned; shown in size 37½

Yarn Berroco Blackstone Tweed (65% wool, 25% mohair, 10% angora; 130 yd 119 m/50 g):
• #2664 old brick, 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) balls

Gauge 16 sts and 23 rows = 4” in St st

Tools
• Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir) needle) and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Markers (m)
• Stitch holders
• Cable needle (cn)
• Tapestry needle
• 6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) 1½“ x ½” buttons