Oak Creek Cardigan by Claire Borchardt

Oak Creek Cardigan

Knitting
October 2021
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette flat
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1094 - 2405 yards (1000 - 2199 m)
34 (37, 40.5, 45, 48.5) (51.5, 55, 58, 62, 64.5)” 86 (94, 103, 114, 123) (131, 140, 147.32, 157.5, 164) cm
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This cardigan is knit from the top down and worked back and forth. Sleeves are placed on hold while the rest of the body is knit. Once complete, the shawl collar is picked up and finished, then finally the sleeves.

Sizes:
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)(6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Bust:
34 (37, 40.5, 45, 48.5) (51.5, 55, 58, 62, 64.5)”
86 (94, 103, 114, 123) (131, 140, 147.32, 157.5, 164) cm
Note: Pick a finished size that offers 4-6” / 10-15 cm of positive ease. Sample shown size 3 with intended positive ease of 6” / 15 cm.

Yarn:
1: Autumn and Indigo Local Fingering / 100% Rambouillet // Shown in color Fog
Held with
2: Autumn and Indigo Suri Silk / 74% Suri Alpaca / 26% silk // Shown in color Fog

Kits can be found here

Yardage:
1: Fingering weight: 1094 (1205, 1367, 1545, 1691) (1823, 1970, 2102, 2248, 2405) yds
1001 (1103, 1251, 1414, 1547) (1668, 1802, 1923, 2056, 2200) m
2: Lace weight (Suri): 1061 (1170, 1301, 1501, 1625) (1776, 1912, 2050, 2216, 2288) yds
971 (1071, 1190, 1373, 1487) (1625, 1750, 1875, 2027, 2093) m

A DK yarn may be substituted in place of holding a fingering & lace weight yarn together. If doing so, use the yardage recommendations for the fingering weight yarn.

Gauge:
20 sts x 32 rows in stockinette stitch on needle 2 = 4“ / 10cm (changed from 22)

Needles:
Needle 1: US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” (40 cm) or matching set DPNs (for cuffs), and 24” (60 cm) or longer circular for body ribbing at waistband
Needle 2: US 6 / 4 mm 32” (80cm) or larger circular needle for the body and magic loop for the sleeves