Maiar Cardigan by Corrine Walcher

Maiar Cardigan

Knitting
January 2017
Tempting Ewe Luxe Aran
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1700 yards (914 - 1554 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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Maiar is a hip-length cardigan with intricately cabled sleeves and mirrored cable fronts. Maiar is from the root ‘excellence’ in JRR Tolkein’s elvish tongue, Quenya.

Finished Size:
Chest: 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches
Sleeve circumference 15.5(15.5, 17.5, 18, 19.5, 20.5) inches
Length: 13(13, 13.5, 15, 15.5, 16) from cast on edge to underarm 21.5(21.5, 23, 25, 26, 27 inches from cast on edge to shoulder seam

Yarn: Tempting Ewe Yarns Luxe Aran 90% Superwash merino wool, 10% Mulberry silk; 270 yards per 125 gram skein; 45, 5, 6, 7, 7 skeins. Sample knit in Lórellen.

Needles: US #6/4.00mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle)

Set of US #6/4.00mm double pointed needles or preferred method for knitting in the round

Or, size to make gauge. Make sure your gauge in the round and flat is correct. This may need a needle size change.

Gauge: 20 stitches/24 rows per 4” in stockinette stitch, both worked flat and in the round.

Notions
Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle
Buttons, ¾”, as many as desired. Sample shows 7.