Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry
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Comfort Fade Cardi

Knitting
October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking, using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1400 - 1900 yards (1280 - 1737 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
This pattern is available for $7.00 USD buy it now

Extended sizes are coming soon! I will send out an update as soon as they are ready :)

Another way to fade! This open cardigan is super cozy with its garter shawl collar! The Reverse Stockinette makes a stunning canvas to fade on for the most unique cardigan in your wardrobe!! This cardigan keeps me feeling cozy and stylish all in one!

To read all about this collaboration and the special yarn for this sweater you can head over to my blog: www.dreareneeknits.com/blog

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)

Finished Bust Circumference:
36 (37.5, 39, 42.5, 46.5, 50.5)”/91.5 (95.5, 99, 108, 118, 128.5) cm
Intended to be worn with with 2-4”/5-10 cm positive ease

Yarn: DK weight in 4 colors to create a cohesive fade
Color A: 225 (235, 245, 265, 285, 315) yds/105 (110, 115, 120, 130, 145) g
Color B: 375 (400, 410, 440, 480, 525) yds/170 (185, 190, 205, 220, 240) g
Color C: 430 (455, 470, 510, 550, 605) yds/195 (210, 215, 235, 250, 275) g
Color D: 375 (400, 410, 440, 480, 525) yds/170 (185, 190, 205, 220, 240) g

Suggested Yarn: La Bien Aimée Merino DK (100% wool; 252 yds/115 g)
Color A: Vespa Graffiti; 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skeins
Color B: Vespiopeia; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins
Color C: Drea; 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins
Color D: Cassiopeia; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins

Suggested Needles:
Main Fabric: US 6/4 mm – 32”/80 cm circular, and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (magic loop or DPNs)
Ribbing & Garter Stitch: US 5/3.75 mm - 40”/100 cm circular, and preferred needles for small circumference knitting

Notions: Stitch markers (8), tapestry needle, scissors, smooth waste yarn, row counter (recommended)

Gauge (worked over Stockinette stitch & blocked): 21 sts & 32 rows = 4”/10 cm on larger needles

Techniques to Indulge In:Top down, seamless sweater construction, raglan shaping, reverse stockinette stitch, garter stitch, color fading, ribbing, working flat and in the round, short rows, picking up stitches and Jeny’s suprisingly stretchy bind off.