Islands Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge

Islands Cardigan

Knitting
June 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
770 - 1410 yards (704 - 1289 m)
31 (33½, 36, 39, 43, 46, 49½, 52)" [78.7 (85, 91.4, 99, 109.2, 116.8, 125.7, 132) cm] bust circumference, buttoned
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Islands Cardigan was inspired by both my Annabel and Benedetta caridgans—combining Aran weight garter stitch goodness with an island of lace down the back. This piece is quick to knit and easy to wear!

Finished measurements
31 (33½, 36, 39, 43, 46, 49½, 52)“ 78.7 (85, 91.4, 99, 109.2, 116.8, 125.7, 132) cm bust circumference, buttoned with 1½” / 3.8 cm overlap
Shown in size 33½“ / 85 cm with ½” / 3.8 cm positive ease.

Yarn
Osprey by Quince & Co. (100% American wool; 100g - 170 yd /155 m)
• 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins Kittywake
OR
770 (835, 905, 990, 1135, 1220, 1365, 1410) yards of aran weight yarn