Elton by Joji Locatelli
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Elton

Knitting
September 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1000 - 2000 yards (914 - 1829 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
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Elton is a basic cardigan with a mix of stripes and texture. It has a relaxed boxy fit and it is slightly cropped. It’s the perfect garment for lounging and relaxing. It’s worked seamlessly from the top down.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL). Shown in size M on a 36” bust.
Recommended ease: Approx. 16” (40 cm) of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust circumference: 46 (50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74) inches; 115 (125, 135, 145, 155, 165, 175, 185) cm.
Armhole Depth: 4½ (4¾, 5¼, 5¾, 6½, 6¾, 7½, 8) inches; 11 (12, 13, 14.5, 16, 17, 18.5, 20) cm.
Sleeve circumference (starts mid-arm): 10 (10½, 11¼, 12, 13½, 14, 15¼, 16½) inches; 25 (26.5, 28, 30.5, 33.5, 35, 38.5, 41.5) cm.
Sleeve length from underarm to cuff: 10 inches; 25 cm.
Length from underarm to hem: 13¾ (14¼, 14¾, 14¾, 15¾, 15¾, 16¾, 16¾) inches; 34.5 (36, 37, 37, 39.5, 39.5, 42, 42) cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins of main yarn Merino Singles by La Bien Aimée (100% merino - 100g /400y 365m) and 1(1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins of contrasting yarn Mohair Silk by La Bien Aimée (70% mohair / 30% silk - 50g / 546y 490m).
Or approx. 640 (720, 800, 880, 1000, 1200, 1320, 1440) yards 584 (657, 730, 803, 912, 1095, 1204, 1314) m of fingering weight yarn main yarn and 382 (436, 491, 546, 600, 655, 710, 765) yards 343 (392, 441, 490, 539, 588, 637, 686) m of lace weight yarn contrasting yarn . The sample was knit using colorway YELLOW BRICK ROAD for both yarns.
Needles: US 2½ (3 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles, 32” long. You will need a spare needle in the same size if you plan to use a tubular bind off as show in the sample.
Other notions: 7 (7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) 1.5 cm (5/8”) wide buttons. Stitch holders, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
20.5 sts and 36 rows to 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch FLAT on US 4 (3.5 mm) needles (body) after stretching out the fabric when blocking.
25 sts and 36 rows to 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch IN THE ROUND on US 4 (3.5 mm) needles (sleeves) without stretching the fabric when blocking.