Cassia Cardigan by Rachel Brockman

Cassia Cardigan

Knitting
May 2018
both are used in this pattern
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Eyelet Ladder Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1190 - 2040 yards (1088 - 1865 m)
Extra Small/Small (Medium/Large, 1X/2X, 3X/4X)
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PATTERN NOTES
The Cassia Cardigan is oversized and airy, making it a perfect, three-season layering piece. This is a project that is sure to keep you interested. Although the stitch patterns in this design are simple, special details make this garment shine.

The cardigan is worked flat in three pieces – the sleeves are cast-on and worked with the body. The body of the cardigan features A-line shaping and an open, sloping edge along the front. After the pieces are seamed, the garment is finished with an edging of stockinette and K1, P1 Rib.

During all shaping, take care to read the instructions thoroughly. Side Shaping and Neck Edge Shaping occur at different rates. The Neck Edge Shaping will continue after the Sleeve cast-on. When working decreases in Garter Eyelet Ladder pattern, maintain decreased stitches in pattern. If there are not enough stitches to work decreases and corresponding increases in the pattern stitch, work these extra stitches in garter stitch instead.

SIZES
Extra Small/Small (Medium/Large, 1X/2X, 3X/4X)
Model is wearing size Extra Small/Small with 10” of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 42¾ (51½, 58¾, 65¾)”
Length: 23 (24½, 26, 27½)”

MATERIALS
Fibra Natura Good Earth Adorn (53% cotton, 47% linen; 100g/170 yds)
• 308 Mystic (MC) – 5 (7, 8, 9) skeins
Fibra Natura Good Earth Solids (53% cotton, 47% linen; 100g/170 yds)
• 114 Mystic – (CC) – 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins
Needle: A - US Size 6 (4 mm) 40” circ (to accommodate large number of sts),
B - US Size 8 (5mm) straight
C - US Size 7 (4.5mm) 40” circ (to accommodate large number of sts)
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch holders or smooth waste yarn

GAUGE
18 sts x 28 rows = 4” in Garter Eyelet Ladder patt on ndl C
18 sts x 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on ndl B
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