Linney Cardigan by Amy Christoffers
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Linney Cardigan

Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with smaller needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1296 - 1944 yards (1185 - 1778 m)
31, 36, 41 1/2, 46, 50", see notes
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Softer then the coziest sweatshirt but much more ladylike.

The body is worked in one piece to the underarms, then fronts and back are divided and worked separately to the shoulders. The sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm then the cap is shaped working back and forth in rows and sewn into place. The neckband is knit separately and sewn into place.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 31 36, 41 ½, 46, 50 ½

Sample measures 36” and is worn with positive ease

Berroco Remix [30% nylon, 27% cotton, 24% acrylic, 10% silk, 9% linen; 216yd/200m per 100g skein]; color: #3933 patina;
6 [6, 7, 8, 9] skeins

Body & Sleeves:
30” US 7/4.5 mm circular
4 US 7/4.5 mm dpn
30” US 8/5mm circular needle,
4 US 8/5 mm dpn
US 7/4.5 mm circular or straight

Notions required
5 buttons, stitch holders, or waste yarn, tapestry needle, at least 1 spare needle

18 sts x 24 rows= 4” in Stockinette stitch with smaller needles

P.S. This is supposed to have buttons, instructions for the placement of buttonholes are included in the pattern (and are on the sample) but the perfect buttons have not been found.


Work 5 rows after the last dec row on the body (rather then 4 as written)