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Serif

Knitting
July 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in Lark, after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1213 - 2245 yards (1109 - 2053 m)
30 (33, 35¾, 38½, 42¼, 45¼, 47½, 50¼, 53¼, 57)" [76.5 (83.5, 91, 98, 107.5, 114.5, 120.5, 128, 135, 144.5) cm] bust circumference
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finished measurements
shoulder width
12¼ (12¾, 13¼, 13¾, 14½, 15, 16, 17, 17½, 18)“ / 31 (32.5, 33.5, 34.5, 37, 38, 40.5, 43, 44, 45.5) cm
bust circumference
30 (33, 35¾, 38½, 42¼, 45¼, 47½, 50¼, 53¼, 57)” / 76.5 (83.5, 91, 98, 107.5, 114.5, 120.5, 128, 135, 144.5) cm
sample shown in size 13¾“ / 34.5 cm shoulder, 38½” / 98 cm
suggested ease at bust: 1” / 5 cm negative-1” / 5 cm positive

yarn
main yarn
lark
sedum 142 / 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins
contrast yarn
chickadee
twig 119 / 3 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins

needles
16” circular in size US 9 / 5.5 mm
24” circular in sizes US 1 and 5 / 2.25 and 3.75 mm
32” circular in sizes US 3 and 5 / 3.25 and 3.75 mm
32” or longer circular in sizes US 5, 7 and 9 / 3.75, 4.5 and 5.5 mm
needles of preferred style for working small circumferences in the round in sizes US 5 and 9 / 3.75 and 5.5 mm

gauge
main yarn: 17 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with largest needle, after blocking / contrast yarn: 22 sts and 52 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with US 5 / 3.75 mm needle, after blocking

notes
Cardigan is worked from the top down with set-in sleeves. Sleeve sts are picked up and knitted around armhole. Sleeve caps shaped with short rows. Stitches are picked up and knitted for front and neck bands. Skirt, inset pockets, cuffs, neckband, and button bands are worked in sport weight yarn.

skills required
Long-tail, cable, backward loop, and purled cast ons, increasing, decreasing, short rows, working small circumferences in the round, picking up stitches. Tutorials and illustrations provided for most techniques.