Kadigan by Robynn Weldon
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Kadigan

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1312 - 2493 yards (1200 - 2280 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X)
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Kadigan (n): a thingamajig, a wotsit.

This particular kadigan is a funky, versatile jacket with adventurous construction encouraging fun with colour combinations. Wear it closed, fold the fronts back or let them fall for three different looks! A contrast gore adds flair to the back view.

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It’s also a remarkably enjoyable knit, not quite mindless, but not demanding much checking of the pattern. And it’s highly adaptable for a perfect fit, with no maths required (detailed notes are provided).

Photo tutorials are included for the crochet provisional cast-on, German short rows, and Kitchener/grafting in garter stitch.

Sizing (see schematic, pictured):
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X), to fit bust of 76 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5) cm / 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) in.

Yarn requirements:
MC – 925 (830, 850, 810, 945, 1025, 1125, 1455) m / 810 (905, 930, 885, 1035, 1125, 1230, 1590) yds
CC1 – 80 (100, 100, 120, 145, 145, 170, 170) m / 90 (110, 110, 130, 155, 155, 180, 180) yds
CC2 – 30 (40, 80, 100, 120, 120, 140, 140) m / 35 (45, 90, 110, 130, 130, 150, 150) yds
CC3 – 30 (40, 40, 100, 120, 120, 140, 140) m / 30 (40, 40, 100, 120, 120, 140, 140) yds
CC4 – 55 (65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95) m / 55 (65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95) yds

Use a circular needle at least 60 cm / 24 in long, and optional DPNs for the sleeves.
You will also need 3 removable and 1 regular stitch marker(s).

Thanks to my wonderful testers, and to Kate Atherley for tech editing!