Beaded Ski Cardigan by Amanda Scheuzger

Beaded Ski Cardigan

Knitting
August 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1075 - 1505 yards (983 - 1376 m)
34 (38, 42½, 47, 51½ )” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38″, modeled with 3½” of positive ease.
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Amanda Scheuzger

Nordic colorwork is softened with an alpaca yarn and electrified with crystal buttons, which are pre-strung on the yarn and worked with bead-knitting.

Finished Size 34 (38, 42½, 47, 51½ )” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38″, modeled with 3½” of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% super fine alpaca, 50% Peruvian wool; 215 yd 197 m/3½ oz 100 g): #6204 buckwheat (MC), 5 (5, 6, 7, 7) skeins; #62189 barley (CC), 1 skein.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 24″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; 44 (59, 67, 71, 96) beads (shown: Crystaletts crystal buttons, 3 mm light peach/rose gold bezel); thin wire or needle for stringing beads; seven 7/16″ buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 24 rnds = 4″ in St st on larger needle.