Maliades Cardigan by Corrine Walcher

Maliades Cardigan

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
900 - 1680 yards (823 - 1536 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)"
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In Greek mythology, the Maliades were protector nymphs of apple trees and flocks of sheep; I couldn’t imagine a better name for a Rhinebeck sweater! Maliades Cardigan features a deep leaf lace hem and cuffs. It is knit bottom-up, with sleeves joined separately.

Finished Size:
Chest: 32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches,
Sleeve circumference 14.75(15.75, 17.6, 18.4, 19.6, 20.4) 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: Dragonfly Fibers Traveler (100% Superwash Merino wool, 280 yards/113g), 4(4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins. Sample knit in Hidalgo.

Needles: US #5/3.75mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle)
Set of US #5/3.75mm double pointed needles or preferred method for knitting in the round
Or size to make gauge

Notions
Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle
Buttons, 1/2-inch diameter (buy buttons after sweater is complete to ensure correct size)

Gauge: 20 stitches/28 rows per 4” in blocked stockinette stitch.