Sandy Cardigan by Kiri FitzGerald
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Sandy Cardigan

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in patt on size 6 needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1236 - 2472 yards (1130 - 2260 m)
18.25 (19.75, 21.25, 23.25, 26.25, 28.25)" back width
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The Sandy Cardigan is an easy-to-wear wardrobe staple with a pretty allover boxy lace pattern. It’s perfect to take with you when you know you might be subject to some serious air-conditioning.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 18.25 (19.75, 21.25, 23.25, 26.25, 28.25)“ back width. Cardigan shown measures 19.75” on model with 32.5” bust.

Yarn Purl Soho Cattail Silk (100% silk; 618 yd / 3.5 oz): #8020 wood mouse, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins.

Needles Size 2.5 (3 mm): 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Sizes 3 (3.25 mm), 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), and 6 (4 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 33 rows = 4” in patt on size 6 needle; 24 sts and 40 rows = 4” in patt on size 3 needle.

Notes The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece to the underarm, then fronts and back are worked separately. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.