Budding by Anna Johanna

Budding

Knitting
February 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
984 - 2034 yards (900 - 1860 m)
XXS-XS-S (M1-M2-L1-L2) XL-2XL-3XL-5XL
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Budding is a joyous cardigan worked seamlessly top-down. The cardigan has a round yoke with a beautiful colorwork pattern. The cardigan has long sleeves and a cropped hem. Budding has positive ease yet a close-fitting hem ribbing at the natural waist making it comfortable and stylish at the same time. The cardigan is worked in the round and cut open at once finished. The pattern can easily be modified into a sweater by omitting the steek.

Size
XXS-XS-S (M1-M2-L1-L2) XL-2XL-3XL-5XL.

This cardigan is meant to worn with positive ease. Choose a size with approx. 4.75’’ / 12 cm positive ease at bust circumference.

Finished measurements
Bust circumference: 35.75-37.75-39.25 (42.25-43.75-45.75-48) 51.75-56-61.75-67’’ / 89-94.5-98 (105.5-109-114.5-120) 129-140-154.5-167.5 cm

Waist circumference: 24.75-26.25-28.25 (29.75-32-33.5-36.25) 40-45-51-54.5’’ / 62-65.5-71 (74.5-80-83.5-91) 100-112.5-127.5-136.5 cm

Body length from underarm: 10-10-9.75 (9.75-9.5-9.25-9.25) 9.25-9-9-9’’ / 25-25-24.5 (24.5-24-23.5-23) 23-22.5-22.5-22.5 cm

Upper arm circumference: 12-12.75-13.5 (13.75-14.5-15-15.75) 16.75-17.75-20.25-21.75’’ / 30-32-33.5 (34.5-36.5-37.5-39) 42-44.5-51-54.5 cm

Sleeve length: 17-17.5-17.5 (17.5-18-18-18) 18.5-18.5-18.5-18.5’’ / 43-44-44 (44-45-45-45.5) 46-46-46-46 cm

Scye height: 8-8-8.25 (8.5-9-9.25-9.25) 9.75-10.25-11-11.5’’ / 20-20-20.5 (21.5-22-23-23) 24.5-26-27.5-29 cm

Neckline depth: 2’’ / 5 cm

Yarn
Brooklyn Tweed Peerie (100% non-superwash merino, 192 m/50 g), or other sport weight yarn. Shown in colors Tincture (MC), Nocturne (CC1) and Muslin (CC2).

4-4-4 (4-4-5-5) 5-6-7-7 skeins of MC, 1-1-1 (1-1-1-1) 1-2-2-2 skeins of CC1 and 1-1-1 (1-1-1-1) 1-1-1-2 skeins of CC2.

Yardage
680-725-755 (820-840-895-920) 1005-1105-1300-1435 yrds / 620-665-690 (750-770-820-845) 920-1010-1190-1310 m of MC,

125-135-145 (160-170-190-200) 225-260-305-350 yrds / 115-125-130 (150-155-175-180) 205-240-280-320 m of CC1,

95-100-105 (120-125-140-145) 165-190-220-255 yrds / 85-90-95 (110-115-125-130) 150-175-205-230 m of CC2.

Needles
US 4 (3.5 mm) - 40’’/100 cm long circular needles, and dpns if you prefer to work the sleeves with them. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the right gauge.

Gauge
22 sts x 27 rnds = 4x4’’ / 10x10 cm in stockinette stitch, worked in the round (after blocking).

Other
6 stitch markers, scrap yarn, tapestry needle, 6 buttons (0.5’’/1.5 cm diameter).

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