Kindling Cardigan by Amy Gunderson

Kindling Cardigan

Knitting
March 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1379 - 2364 yards (1261 - 2162 m)
20½ (22½, 24¾, 26¼, 28½, 30½, 32¼)" back width at underarm. Cardigan shown measures 20½ " on model with 33½" bust.

Stacked sections of bias-knit rows make up the Kindling Cardigan—a great year-round layer you can take anywhere. This cardigan is worked back and forth on the bias in one piece to the neck and then divided for working the right and left sides.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 20½ (22½, 24¾, 26¼, 28½, 30½, 32¼)“ back width at underarm. Cardigan shown measures 20½ “ on model with 33½” bust.

Yarn Fibra Natura Cotton True Sport (100% pima cotton; 197 yd 180 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #101 port red, 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12) balls. Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 40” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 40 rows = 4” in charted patt.

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Notes

  • This cardigan is worked back in forth on the bias in one piece to the neck, then divided for working the right and left sides separately. See construction diagram. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

  • Slip all stitches purlwise with yarn in back unless indicated otherwise.

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