Ochre Cardigan by Ambah O'Brien

Ochre Cardigan

Knitting
May 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
655 - 1745 yards (599 - 1596 m)
To fit bust 30 (32, 34, 37, 40) [42, 44, 46, 48, 51] (54, 56, 58, 60)"/75 (80, 85, 92.5, 100) [105, 110, 115, 120, 127.5] (135, 140, 145, 150) cm
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Knit yourself a lightweight cardigan with chevron lace detailing and add an indispensable layering piece to your wardrobe. Worked in linen yarn, Ochre cardigan is a wonderful summer garment. Or use wool to knit up your Ochre Cardigan for a cosier version to add a layer of stylish warmth when required. Knit top-down with simple raglan shaping, the body and sleeve lengths are easily adjusted to suit your preference. Enjoy this timeless classic, a garment you’ll be reaching for regularly over the years to come.

Pattern includes:
-Handy progress table to keep track of your project.
-Full schematic and dimensions
-Both Charted and Written instructions for the Lace section.

Suited to Adventurous Beginners - Intermediate knitters, techniques use include: Picking up stitches, i-cord bind off, lace knitting.

SIZES
To fit bust 30 (32, 34, 37, 40) 42, 44, 46, 48, 51 (54, 56, 58, 60)“/75 (80, 85, 92.5, 100) 105, 110, 115, 120, 127.5 (135, 140, 145, 150) cm

Designed to be worn open with 3 - 6”/7.5 - 15 cm of ease. Sample in size 44”/110 cm on a 43”/105 chest with 4”/10 cm ease.
See Schematic (page 11).

YARN
Fingering weight
655 (718, 788, 860, 927) 1003, 1073, 1166, 1248, 1340 (1426, 1524, 1633, 1745) yd/599 (657, 721, 787, 848) 918, 982, 1067, 1142, 1226 (1304, 1394, 1494, 1596) m

Samples shown in
Linen: Shibui Knits, Reed, (fingering, 100% linen, 246 yd/225 m per 50 g), Poppy
Wool: Brooklyn Tweed, Peerie, (fingering, 100% Merino, 210 yd/192 m per 50g), Klimt

NEEDLES
US 5/3.75 mm circular needle (stockinette), or size required to obtain gauge and US 4/3.5 mm circular needle (I-cord and lace) or one size less than gauge needle

NOTIONS
4 stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holder or waste yarn for holding stitches

GAUGE
20 sts and 33 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch, blocked
20 sts and 30 rows = 4”/10 cm in Ochre lace, blocked

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