Nether Brick Cardigan by Fatimah Hinds

Nether Brick Cardigan

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Knitting
February 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20.5 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Slipped Stitch Pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1400 - 2520 yards (1280 - 2304 m)
XS (S, M, L) [XL, XXL]
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November 2018: Newest version uploaded.

I designed this lovely cardigan with comfort and wearability in mind. It’s perfect for wearing to work or for Saturday errands. I shaped and sized it for male wearers but it would be lovely on any body. I wanted something that my husband would actually wear but was also interesting to knit.

The name of this piece pays homage to a certain mining game that has captured the heart of everyone in my home (including myself). The color of this yarn along with the texture put me in the mind of β€˜The Nether’- a dark and brooding dimension within the game. And yes, I’m planning kids sizes too.

Details: The cardigan is worked as a top down raglan with a stand up collar. Stripes of smooth stockinette are alternated with slipped stitch sections that give a textured but sleek look. The hem and sleeves are finished with 3x2 ribbing. There is optional back shaping to give the sweater a more tailored look as shown in the samples. This design is suitable for an adventurous beginner.

Sizes: XSmall (Small, Medium, Large) {XL, XXL}
Finished Bust: 32” (36”, 40”, 44”) 48”, 52”

Yarn: 5 (6, 6, 7) {7, 9} skeins
Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio DK in Cooper Circle (orange sample)
Dragonfly Fiber Traveller in Aspen (gray sample)

Needle: US 7 24” circular and DPNs

Errata:
September 2015: β€œButtonhole rows:
Slip 2 sts purlwise, k2, p1, k1, p1, create a 5 st buttonhole, work the remaining sts in pattern.”