Black Hills Cardigan by Amanda Hester Smith

Black Hills Cardigan

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 17 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1110 - 1550 yards (1015 - 1417 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) inches [81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 112) cm]
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Black Hills cardigan is knit flat, top down raglan style with lace side panels and a textured welted back. Sleeves are picked up and knit down. The button band is picked up at the end.

SIZES
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) inches 81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 112) cm

YARN
MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light (100% merino wool; 420 yd 384 m per 4 oz skein); shown in Badlands color; 1110 (1180, 1240, 1310, 1420, 1500, 1550) yards 1010 (1080, 1130, 1190, 1290, 1370, 1410) meters per size

NEEDLES
US 6 4.0 mm circular and DPNs; US 4 3.5 mm circular for button band

GAUGE
11 stitches and 17 rows = 2 inches 5 cm in stockinette on larger needles

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 11 small buttons

TECHNIQUES
Backwards loop cast on, long tail cast on, knit, k2tog, kfb, m1L, m1R, purl, Russian Lace bind off, skp, sk2p, ssk, working from chart, yo