Greta Cardigan by Joan Forgione

Greta Cardigan

Knitting
June 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1120 - 1680 yards (1024 - 1536 m)
36.25 (40, 43.5, 48.25, 52.25, 56)" bust circumference
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The Greta Cardigan features a complex cable that crawls out of the front left pocket, travels up and over the shoulder, and treks all the way down the back. The cable—along with the split hem—give this classic sweater a modern update.

Designer Joan Forgione

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 36.25 (40, 43.5, 48.25, 52.25, 56)“ bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 40”; modeled with 5” of positive ease.

Yarn Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% wool; 140 yd / 1.75 oz): hayloft, 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm): straight. Size 6 (4 mm): 40” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; stitch holder; cable needle; tapestry needle; three 1” buttons.

Gauge 17 sts and 29 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles; 31 sts of Cable chart = 4.5” wide.

Notes This cardigan is worked back and forth in separate pieces from the bottom up and seamed.