Maya Cardigan by Norah Gaughan

Maya Cardigan

Knitting
May 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in Medium Square patt on larger needle
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3652 - 7304 yards (3339 - 6679 m)
44.75 (52.25, 59.5, 67, 74.5)” bust circumference, buttoned
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A sweater to live in, the Maya Cardigan is oversized and comfortable for the weekend yet modern and polished for the office. Three related textural square patterns bring visual appeal to the fabric and keep the knitting entertaining throughout the project.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 44.75 (52.25, 59.5, 67, 74.5)” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 52.25”; modeled with 16.25” of positive ease.

Yarn Jagger Spun The Green Line (100% organic merino wool; 166 yd / 1.75 oz): pebble, 11 (14, 16, 19, 22) skeins.

Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm): 32” circular and set of double- pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; stitch holders; spare 32” circular needle in size 2 (2.75 mm) or smaller; tapestry needle; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) 11/16” buttons.

Gauge 26 sts and 39 rows = 4” in Medium Square patt on larger needle; 26 sts and 36 rows = 4” in Large Square patt on larger needle; 26 sts and 45 rows = 4” in Small Square patt on larger needle.

Notes The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm, then the upper fronts and back are worked separately. The sleeves are picked up from the armholes and worked in the round.