Girlfriendscardigan Anke by ANKESTRiCK
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Girlfriendscardigan Anke

Knitting
December 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1269 - 1881 yards (1160 - 1720 m)
SIZES XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) Finished bust circumference: (cm): 104 (112, 119, 126, 134, 142) (inch): 41 (44, 46.8, 49.5, 52.75, 56)
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The Girlfriendscardigan starts as a fun knitting project of three girlfriends. It is soft and cuddly, easy to knit and to wear. > read our story

The “Girlfriendscardigan Anke” is available as a single pattern and as part of our Girlfriendscardigan ebook - The license to knit! And helping people who are in a need!

Available in English and German / Erhältlich in Englisch und Deutsch

Girlfriendscardigan ebook and charity
The ebook includes 3 interpretations of the same cardi.
It is all about sharing a fun knitting experience with a friend AND helping people who are in a need.
100% profit of the ebook go directly to a Berlin school Schule am Zwickauer Damm that provides food and other services to refugees.
So if you feel like you want to contribute, this is a wonderful way.

The Girlfriendscardigan Anke is a fun and simple project, that you can knit while chatting with your besties and have fun. It has a nice finishing touch on the edges and faux seams at the sides and the sleeves.

The sweater is worked seamlessly from the top-down.
Start working the I-cord separately. From the I-cord edge pick up the stitches for the back and shape it with short rows. Continue to work the back in garter sts until the length of the armhole. From the opposite I-cord edge, pick up the stitches for the front and work both fronts alike until the length of the armhole. Join the fronts and back to work the body in garter sts and short row front shaping down to the bottom ribbing (or optional pockets). Pick up the sleeves sts to work the sleeves in rounds.

SIZES XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Finished bust circumference:
(cm): 104 (112, 119, 126, 134, 142)
(inch): 41 (44, 46.8, 49.5, 52.75, 56)
Choose a size that gives you (18-24 cm) (7 – 9.5 in) of positive ease at bust. (shown in Size M)

GAUGE:
21 sts x 34 rs/rds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 in garter st on main needle.

NEEDLES:
A circular needle size to obtain gauge and DPNs Suggested size: 3,5 mm

YARN:
Shown in Isager Tvinni Tweed (A) (100% wool), 510m (558yds)/100g held together with Filace Kidseta (B) (70% Mohair, 30% silk) 211m (231yds)/25g.
Color (A): 10. Color (B): Grigio Melange.

APPROX. YARN REQUIREMENTS
Number of skeins of Tvinni (100g): 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4)
Number of skeins of Filace Kidsilk (25g): 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9)
Or m/yds: 1160/1270 (1270/1390, 1380/1510, 1490/1630, 1600/1750, 1720/1880) of a similar Yarn A.
Or m/yds: 1140/1260 (1250/1370, 1360/1490, 1470/1600, 1580/1730, 1700/1860) of a similar Yarn B.

For beginners with some experience
skills:
short rows
decreasing
picking up sts (video tutorial included)