Olwen Cardigan by Cheryl Toy

Olwen Cardigan

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Embossed Diamond patt
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1505 - 2365 yards (1376 - 2163 m)
33.75 (38.5, 42, 45.5, 49, 54)" bust circumference, buttoned
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Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 33.75 (38.5, 42, 45.5, 49, 54)“ bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 42”; modeled with 7.75” of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% Peruvian wool, 50% superfine alpaca): #6208 couscous, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins.

Yarn Weight 4

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm): 40” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; removable markers; stitch holders; seven 11⁄8” buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 36 rows = 4” in Embossed Diamond patt; 23 sts and 40 rows = 4” in Welted Rib.

Note This cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece to the underarm, then the fronts and back are worked separately. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armhole and the sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.