Geribá Cardigan by Beatriz Rubio

Geribá Cardigan

Knitting
January 2020
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1080 - 3080 yards (988 - 2816 m)
To fit bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 42) (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”/80 (85, 90, 95, 105) (115, 125, 135, 145, 155) cm
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The Geribá Cardigan is a must-have piece for any wardrobe, to be worn year-round— from a chilly night by the seaside to a cozy evening by the fireplace. Worked top-down, with a classic raglan shaping, intriguing curves, and a playful collar, this sweater goes well with any outfit.

Yarn
Miss Babs Katahdin
100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool; 1750 yd/15.5 oz (1600 m/439 g) skeins
Note: Katahdin comes in full 1750 yd/ 15.5 oz (1600 m/439 g) skeins and smaller 600 yd/5.5 oz (548 m/150 g) and 437 yd/3.5 oz (400 m/100 g) skeins.

1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) 1750 yd/15.5 oz (1600 m/439 g) skein(s) in main color, shown in Quicksilver and
1 437 yd/3.5 oz (400 m/100 g) skein (all sizes) in contrasting color, shown in Zinnias

Or approximately 960 (1050, 1080, 1320, 1530) (1750, 1970, 2230, 2500, 2750) yards/ 880 (970, 990, 1210, 1400) (1600, 1810, 2040, 2290, 2520) meters of fingering weight yarn in main color and 120 (130, 140, 160, 190) (220, 230, 260, 300, 330) yards/110 (120, 130, 150, 180) (210, 220, 240, 280, 310) meters of fingering weight yarn in a contrasting color.

Finished Measurements
Final bust measurement with collar (worn open): 37½ (39¼, 41¼, 44, 47½) (51½, 54¼, 59¼, 62¾, 66¾)”/94 (98, 103, 110, 119) (129, 135.5, 148, 157, 167) cm

Final bust measurement without collar: 31½ (33¼, 35¼ 38, 41½) (45½, 48¼, 54, 57¾, 61¾)”/79 (83, 88, 95, 104) (114, 120.5, 135, 144.5, 154.5)

To fit bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 42) (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”/80 (85, 90, 95, 105) (115, 125, 135, 145, 155) cm

Shown in bust size 38”/96 cm, to be worn with 2”/5 cm of positive ease.

This sweater was designed to be worn open, so even though it requires a little positive ease, the finished measurements of the body without the collar will be smaller than the actual bust circumference for that size.

Needles

  • US 3 3.25 mm circular needle, at least 40”/100 cm long or size to obtain gauge NOTE: Interchangeable needles with cord connectors are recommended to accommodate all stitches for the collar comfortably.
  • US 3 3.25 mm circular needle, double-pointed needles or preferred method for knitting small circumferences in the round or size to obtain gauge
  • US 2½ 3.00 mm circular needle, double-pointed needles or preferred method for knitting small circumferences in the round or one size smaller than needle size used to obtain gauge

Gauge
Blocked: 23 stitches and 32 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch.
Unblocked: 25 stitches and 33 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch.

Notions
Removable stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

For best results when working with hand dyed yarns, we strongly suggest alternating skeins of the same color throughout your project.