Slipstream Cardigan by The Chilly Dog

Slipstream Cardigan

Knitting
January 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1365 - 1638 yards (1248 - 1498 m)
Women's S (M, L) fits measured bust circumference at fullest point up to 36 (40, 44) inches
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This pattern is available from shop.thechillydog.com for $6.00.

This pattern is available as an in-store Ravelry download at participating local yarn shops.

This nautically inspired cabled cardigan is perfect for everyday wear. The Propeller and Six Strand Cables are both worked over the same number of rows making the design more visually balanced and easier to knit.

To minimize the amount of joining needed to finish the sweater, the body (front and back) is worked flat (in rows) as a single piece on long circular needles to accommodate the width.

The sleeves have a cross between semi-raglan and modified drop shaping. The neckline edging is knit after the pieces have been joined.

Required Skills: basic knit and purl stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, basic cables
Skill Level: 4 - Experienced
Yarn Weight: 4 - Medium
Recommended Yarn: Skacel HiKoo Sueño Worsted (shown in 1564 Manatee Tonal)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 8 (5.0 mm) 24 and 48 inch long circular needles
Finished Measurements: Women’s Small (Medium, Large)

Since cardigans are worn over other layers, this sweater has positive ease.

sweater circumference = 40 (44, 48) inches
fits bust measurement (at fullest point) up to 36 (40, 44) inches

Pattern Length: 7 pages

Video tutorials for this pattern are available in the Slipstream Cardigan Playlist on my YouTube Channel and topics include