Burr Oak Cardigan by Kirsten Hipsky
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Burr Oak Cardigan

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1800 - 3500 yards (1646 - 3200 m)
36 (40, 44, 48) (52, 56, 60)” (shown in size 40”)
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Deep, furrowed and flowing cables make this soft and cozy cardigan hum with life. Raglan sleeves are worked in the round and the yoke is worked all in one piece to minimize seaming.

To Fit Sizes:
32”-34” (36”-38”, 40”-42”, 44”-46”) (48”-50”, 52”-54”, 56”-58”)

Finished Sizes:
36 (40, 44, 48) (52, 56, 60)” (shown in size 40”)

Yarn:
About 1800 (2000, 2200, 2500) (2800, 3200, 3500) yds DK Weight yarn
Shown in Green Mountain Spinnery New Mexico Organic (100% fine organic wool, 180 yds/2 oz) color Gray

Needles:
US size 5 (3.75mm) circular and double pointed needles or size needed to get gauge

Other Materials:
4 stitch markers
Cable needle (cn)
Scrap yarn or spare circular needles to use as stitch holders
2 buttons

Gauge:
5.5 sts and 8 rows = 1” in Stockinette stitch
6 sts and 8 rows = 1” in Burr Oak cable pattern after blocking

Skills Used:
Moderate cable stitch pattern, single increases and decreases, working decreases in stitch pattern, working in the round with double pointed needles (or preferred small-circumference knitting method), picking up stitches, minor seaming at underarms