Erika Cardigan by Michele Rose Orne
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Erika Cardigan

Knitting
June 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6.25 stitches and 8.5 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1295 - 2035 yards (1184 - 1861 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL)
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The body is worked back and forth in one piece on a circular needle to the underarm, then the fronts and back are worked separately to the shoulders. The sleeves are worked flat, and are approximately 4” longer than usual to accommodate a thumb opening. Work the first and last stitches of each row in St st for edge stitches. When decreasing, work k1, ssk at beginning of RS rows and k2tog, k1 at end; work p1, p2tog at beginning of WS rows and ssp, p1 at end.

Materials
Swans Island All American Collection, 100% USA Rambouillet Wool; sport weight (40 gms, 185 yds each).
Colors Shown:
MC: AAS202 Ash 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins
CC1: AAS204 Cloud 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins
CC2: AAS223 Ochre 1 skein

US size 4 (3.5 mm) 29” circular needle or longer
US size 5 (3.75 mm) 29” circular needle or longer
Or size needed to obtain gauge.

Seven ⅜“ buttons
Stitch markers, stitch holders, yarn needle

Finished Dimensions
Bust: 31¾ (34¼, 39½, 45¼, 47)“, with ½” overlap
Length: 23 (23¾, 24½, 25¼, 26)“