Cranberry Cider Cardigan by Margaret Holzmann

Cranberry Cider Cardigan

Knitting
June 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
880 - 1320 yards (805 - 1207 m)
Chest 35.25 (39, 42.75, 46.5, 50.25)
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Errata available: crochetmagazine.com

A classic cardigan that can be dressed up or down for ultimate wardrobe flexibility. A texture panel is worked around the hem and up the front to the V neck. Pick out some cool buttons to finish the look. Cardigan has 2-2.5 inches of positive ease.

Worked flat in one piece to the underarm bind off, then Fronts and Back worked separately. Button/buttonhole neckband picked up and worked flat in ribbing.

To knit it just as shown:

4 (5, 5, 6, 6) hanks Cascade Yarns Alpaca Lana D’Ora (worsted weight; 50% alpaca/50% wool; 219 yds/100g per hank) loganberry #1126

Five 3/4” (19MM) silver buttons -- those shown are discontinued but find great alternatives at https://www.louloubuttons.com/product-category/silver-but...

Equipment:

  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) 32-inch (80cm)
  • Circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Locking stitch markers
  • Stitch holders