Brookgreen Cardi by Laura Aylor

Brookgreen Cardi

Knitting
May 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked (see notes)
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
890 - 1775 yards (814 - 1623 m)
XXS (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), see notes
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Top-down and seamless, this minimalist raglan cardigan in stockinette with garter edges is an easy knit. Make it in fingering-weight yarn for a lightweight layer or sport-weight for a more substantial one.

Skills required
 Long-tail cast-on
 Increasing
 Decreasing
 Backwards-loop cast-on
 Picking up stitches

Sizes
XXS – 30.6, (XS – 33.4, S – 36.2, M1 – 39, M2 – 41.7), {M3 – 45.2, L – 48, XL – 51.5, XXL – 55, XXXL – 58.4} (actual body measurement at underarm in inches - see schematic for more detail)

Materials
-- 890, (990, 1075, 1165, 1250), {1365, 1450, 1555, 1650, 1775} yards of fingering- or sport-weight yarn
-- US 4/3.5 mm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge in stockinette. You will also need needles for your preferred method of working small circumferences.
-- US 2.5/3 mm circular needles or size needed to obtain the same stitch gauge in garter stitch. You will also need needles for your preferred method of working small circumferences and a longer circular for working the front bands
-- Stitch markers
-- Measuring tape
-- Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Sample was knit in Martin’s Lab Lino in Jaded and is being modeled with about 2 inches of positive ease at the bust