Old Orchard Cardigan by Kristen TenDyke
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Old Orchard Cardigan

Knitting
December 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1385 - 1960 yards (1266 - 1792 m)
Sizes 35 (39.5, 43.5, 48, 52, 56.5, 60.5)” / 89 (100.5, 110.5, 122, 132, 143.5, 153.5) cm chest measurement; designed to be worn with approximately 2-4” / 5-10 cm of positive ease. 39.75” / 101 cm pictured on 38” / 96.5 cm model

Grab a cup of hot cocoa or tea and peer out over a Maine winter snowfall. The squishy natural-dyed goodness of Swans Island, and the seamless construction really make this cardigan a joy to knit. The shawl collar and pockets make it extra warm and cozy!

Sizes
35 (39.5, 43.5, 48, 52, 56.5, 60.5)” / 89 (100.5, 110.5, 122, 132,
143.5, 153.5) cm chest measurement; designed to be worn with
approximately 2-4” / 5-10 cm of positive ease. 39.75” / 101 cm pictured on 38” / 96.5 cm model

Yarn
Swans Island All American Wool Alpaca Worsted (75% Rambouillet
wool, 25% USA Alpaca; 210 yds / 192 m per 80 g skein)
7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins in Flagstone or 1385 (1500, 1625, 1735,
1855, 1975, 2095)” / 1267 (1372, 1486, 1587, 1697, 1806, 1916) m of Worsted weight yarn

Needles
US size 8/5 mm circular, 32” / 80 cm length
US size 8/5 mm DPNs
US size 9/5.5 mm circular, 32” / 80 cm length
US size 9/5.5 mm DPNs

Notions
Stitch markers in three different colors or styles
Stitch holders or scrap yarn
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

Gauge
17 sts and 24 rows to 4” / 10 cm in stockinette with larger needles after blocking