Thistle by Anna Johanna

Thistle

Knitting
February 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Color work
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1219 - 2767 yards (1115 - 2530 m)
XXS-XS-S (M-L-XL) 2XL-3XL-4XL-5XL
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Thistle is a boxy cardigan with color work all over. The cardigan is worked seamlessly top-down. It has long sleeves, a boxy shape with no waist shaping and the shoulders are shaped with short rows. The cardigan is worked in the round and both the front and the arm holes are cut open once the body is finished.

Size
XXS-XS-S (M-L-XL) 2XL-3XL-4XL-5XL

This cardigan is meant to be worn with positive ease. Choose a size with approx. 6’’ / 15 cm positive ease at bust circumference.

Finished measurements
Bust and waist circumference: 35.25-38.5-41.5 (44.75-48-51.25) 57.5-60.75-64-70.5’’ / 88-96-104 (112-120-128) 144-152-160-176 cm

Upper arm circumference: 13.25-13.5-14.5 (15.5-16.75-17.5) 18.75-19.5-22-23.25’’ / 33-34-36 (39-42-44) 47-49-55-58 cm

Sleeve length: 16.5-16.75-16.25 (17-17.5-17.75) 18-18-18.5-18.75’’ / 42-42-41.5 (43-44-45) 46-46-47-47.5 cm

Body length from underarm: 13.75’’ / 35 cm

Scye height: 6.25-6.5-7.25 (7.75-8.25-8.75) 8.75-9-9.75-10’’ / 16-16.5-18 (19.5-20.5-22) 22-22.5-24.5-25 cm

Yarn
Tukuwool Fingering (100% Finnish wool, 2-ply, 195 m / 50 g), or other fingering weight yarn. Shown in colors Runo (C1), Selja (C2) and Sake (C3).

4-4-4 (5-5-6) 6-7-7-8 skeins of C1, 2-2-3 (3-3-3) 4-4-4-5 skeins of C2 and 1-1-1 (1-1-1) 2-2-2-2 skeins of C3.

Yardage
C1: 700-740-790 (890-1000-1090) 1230-1300-1455-1595 yrds / 640-675-720 (815-915-995) 1120-1190-1330-1455 m,

C2: 390-410-435 (495-555-600) 680-720-805-880 yrds / 355-375-400 (450-505-550) 620-660-735-805 m,

C3: 130-135-145 (165-185-200) 225-240-270-295 yrds / 120-125-135 (150-170-185) 205-220-245-270 m.

Needles
US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm) - 40’’ / 100 cm long circular needles and dpns in the bigger size if you prefer to work the sleeves with them. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the right gauge.

Gauge
20 sts x 28 rnds = 4x4’’ / 10x10 cm in color work worked in the round on the bigger needles (after blocking).

Other
6 stitch markers, scrap yarn, E-4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook, tapestry needle.