Huatau Cardigan by Francoise Danoy

Huatau Cardigan

Knitting
July 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
850 - 1100 yards (777 - 1006 m)
To Fit Bust: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68)” / 75 (80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170) cm
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The Huatau Cardigan is a crop-length, dolman sleeve, open and breezy cardigan, perfect for throwing on your shoulders on slightly chilly days. The back of the cardigan features a graceful lace/cable centre panel, accompanied by stockinette stitch. The garter stitch shawl collar adds a lovely texture to the piece.

Yarn:

  • Sport/5-ply
  • Quince & Co Chickadee (100% Wool ; 181 yards / 165 metres / 50 grams)
  • Substitution info: use an animal-based yarn with lots of elasticity and has a good amount of stitch definition so that the cables stitches can pop!
  • Yardage (approx): 825 (850, 950, 1075, 1175, 1225, 1350, 1450, 1600, 1750, 1925, 2100, 2425) yards / 750 (775, 875, 975, 1075, 1125, 1225, 1325, 1450, 1600, 1750, 1925, 2200) meters

Needle:

  • US 5 (3.75mm) and US 7 (4.5mm), 32 in./80 cm circular needles or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge:

  • 24 sts and 32 rows over 4 in./10 cm in St. st. with larger needle and after blocking.

Size:

  • To Fit Bust: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68)” / 75 (80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170) cm
  • Sleeve to sleeve length: 23 (24.5, 25, 26, 27.5, 28, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41)” / 57.5 (61.5, 62.5, 65, 69, 70, 75, 77.5, 82.5, 87.5, 92.5, 97.5, 102.5) cm
  • Sleeve Circumference: 14 (14, 15, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18.5, 20, 21.5, 22.5, 24.5, 25.5, 27)” / 35 (35, 37.5, 41.5, 42.5, 44, 46.5, 50, 54, 56.5, 61.5, 64, 67.5) cm

Special Techniques: Mattress stitch, I-Cord Bind-Off, tubular bind-of, picking up stitches, short rows over garter stitch, make-one increases, provisional CO (optional). Written and charted instructions for the lace section are included. Schematic is included.

This pattern has been test knit and tech edited.