Meadowbrook Cardigan by Valerie Hobbs
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Meadowbrook Cardigan

Knitting
November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1155 - 1665 yards (1056 - 1522 m)
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A little lace, a ruffled collar, luscious cashmere, and pretty buttons create a cardigan to satisfy the most romantic soul.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust - 35¾ (37¾, 40, 42, 43½)(45¾, 47¾, 50, 52)”, buttoned.
Intended to be worn with 1 - 2” of ease. Size shown is 35¾, worn with 2” of ease.
Length - 22½ (23, 23, 23½, 23½)(24, 24, 24½, 24½)”.

YARN: 1155 (1200, 1250, 1340, 1390)(1465, 1540, 1610, 1665) yds DK weight wool or wool blend.
Recommended yarn: Backyard Fiberworks “Meadow” (80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 231yds/100g). 5 (6, 6, 6, 6)(7, 7, 7, 8) skeins. Sample shown in Deep Creek.

NEEDLES: U.S. size 5 (3.75mm) 32” circular needle. Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts required for the collar and buttonband.
Adjust needle size as needed to obtain correct gauge.

OTHER: Stitch holders, tapestry needle, removable stitch markers, extra needle for 3-needle bind off.
Five ⅝” (16mm) buttons.

GAUGE: 22 sts/31 rows = 4” in stockinette, blocked.
Lace Chart A (11 sts) = 2” wide. Lace Chart B (7 sts) = 1¼” wide. Cable Charts (4 sts) = ½” wide.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate. Techniques include long tail cast on, 3-needle bind off, short row shoulder shaping, picking up stitches, m1 increases, cables, lace, and reading charts (written directions for charts also included).

CONSTRUCTION: The fronts and back are knit separately from the bottom up and the shoulders are shaped with short rows and seamed with 3-needle bind off. The sleeves are knit flat from the bottom up and set into the armholes. The sides and underarms are seamed, and stitches are picked up for the button band and ruffled collar.

PATTERN: 10 page pdf includes written directions, charts, and schematic.

Enjoy!