Catbells Cardigan by Megan Nodecker

Catbells Cardigan

Knitting
September 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Lace
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1008 - 2170 yards (922 - 1984 m)
XXS - 5XL; to fit 28" / 71 cm - 70" / 177 cm bust circumference
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Catbells is a squishy, textured cardigan with sleek lines and super simple top-down construction. The body is knit in a garter lace texture, while stockinette stitch anchors the pockets and sleeves. The long length and slightly fitted sleeves make this super easy to wear, and will look fantastic thrown over your favourite t-shirt and jeans. There’s a few key perks to knitting this cardigan, including very little purling (only the pockets and hems!) and no button band finishing (it’s finished while you knit!). Watch this cardigan fly off your needles right on to your body, then stay there until next spring.

Needles & Notions
US6 / 4 mm, US7 / 4.5 mm and US8 / 5 mm circular and/or double pointed knitting needles (or size to obtain gauge), tapestry needle, stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders.

Gauge
16 sts x 22 rows = 4” in Garter Lace on US8 / 5 mm (largest sized) needles, worked flat and blocked.

18 sts x 26 rnds = 4” in Stockinette St on US7 / 4.5 mm (medium sized) needles, worked in the round and blocked.

Yarn and Yardage
See last photo for schematic and detailed yarn and yardage info.