Easton Cardigan by Jennifer Owens

Easton Cardigan

Knitting
December 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
990 - 1600 yards (905 - 1463 m)
35 (40 ½, 44, 47 ½, 51)” / 89 (103, 112, 121, 129.5) cm.
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Easton is worked from the bottom up in one piece to the armholes at which point the back and fronts are worked separately. Sleeves are worked back and forth from the bottom up and the sleeve cap is sewn into the armhole. The stitch pattern along the yoke consists of staggered lines of twisted ribbing. The layout for these lines is provided in chart format only. The buttonhole and button bands are worked as vertical applied edgings when finishing.

Size: To Fit woman’s size S (M, L, XL, XXL).
Finished Measurements: Bust: 35 (40 ½, 44, 47 ½, 51)” / 89 (103, 112, 121, 129.5) cm.
Length: 23 ½ (24, 24 ½, 25, 25 ½, 26)”/ 59.5 (61, 62, 63.5, 65, 66) cm.
Sleeve length to underarm: 18 ½ (18 ½, 18 ½, 19, 19)”/ 47 (47, 47, 48.5, 48.5) cm.
Shown in size L with 8”/ 20.5 cm of ease. Recommended ease 4-8”/10-20cm
Yarn: The Croft Shetland Colors (182 yds/ 166 m per 100g hank; 100% Shetland Wool) in color #312 Feltar—6 (7, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
Gauge: 18 sts, 24 rows =4”/10 cm in st st on larger needles after blocking. 24 sts=4”/10 cm in ribbing on larger needles after blocking.
Needles: US Size 5 (3.75mm) and 7(4mm) long circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge (body is worked back and forth. A long circular needle is suggested to accommodate a large number of sts).
Notions: Stitch markers (m), stitch holders or scrap yarn, six ¾”/19 mm buttons and sewing thread.