Literary Cardigan by Laura Chau

Literary Cardigan

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Dashes pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1635 - 2600 yards (1495 - 2377 m)
Chest: 40 1/2 (45, 49 1/2, 54 1/4, 58 1/2, 63 1/4, 67 1/2)”/103 (114, 125.5, 138, 148.5, 160.5, 171.5) cm
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This long, cozy cardigan is an easy all-over knit and purl texture pattern with knit-in pockets and long set-in sleeves. The body and sleeve pieces are worked flat from the bottom up and seamed.
Ribbed bands are worked along with the fronts and extend to create the back collar.

Yarn
Miss Babs Yowza (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 560 yd/8 oz (512 m/250 g) skeins) 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins, shown in Catherine.

Or approximately 1635 (1790, 1940, 2130, 2300, 2450, 2600) yards/1495 (1636, 1773, 1947, 2103, 2240, 2377) meters light worsted weight yarn.

For best results when working with hand dyed yarns we strongly suggest alternating skeins of the same color throughout your project.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 40 1/2 (45, 49 1/2, 54 1/4, 58 1/2, 63 1/4, 67 1/2)”/103 (114, 125.5, 138, 148.5, 160.5, 171.5) cm
Shown in size 45”/114cm with 4-8”/10-20 cm ease.

Needles
US 5 3.75 mm needles for working flat, or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge
Blocked: 21 Stitches and 32 Rows = 4”/10cm square in Dashes pattern.

Notions
Stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle