Catoctin Cardigan by Corrine Walcher

Catoctin Cardigan

January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1380 yards (732 - 1262 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)"
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Catoctin Cardigan is a round-neck cardigan with a deep lace hem and lace motif running the length of the sleeves. Delicious squishy Cormo yarn makes this cardigan perfect for fall through spring. Catoctin is the name of a mountain range in Maryland.

Finished Size:
Chest: 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches,
Sleeve circumference 14.75(15.75, 17.6, 18.4, 19.6, 20.4) inches
Length: 13(13, 13.5, 15, 15.5, 16) from cast on edge to underarm 21.5(21.5, 23, 25, 26, 27 inches from cast on edge to shoulder seam

Yarn: Flying Goat Farms LiViLy (100% Cormo wool, 230 yards/100g), 4(4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins. Sample knit in Pine Forest. 44” sample took 1050 yards.

Needles: US #8/5.00mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle)
Set of US #8/5.00mm double pointed needles or preferred method for knitting in the round

Or size to make gauge

Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle
Buttons, 1/2-inch diameter (buy buttons after sweater is complete to ensure correct size)

Gauge: 16 stitches/20 rows per 4” in blocked stockinette stitch.

Stiches used:

K: Knit
P: Purl
M1: Make one
K2tog: Knit two together
SSK: Slip, slip, knit
S1-k2tog-psso: Slip one stitch, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over
YO: Yarn over
BO: Bind off

Note: This cardigan is worked in one piece from the cast-on to the underarms. At that time, fronts and back are worked separately. Sleeves are worked, shoulders are seamed, then neckband and button bands are worked.