Unchained Melody Cardigan by Kelene Kinnersly

Unchained Melody Cardigan

Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
950 - 1440 yards (869 - 1317 m)
Adult XS, S, M, L1, L2 (see pattern notes for more details)
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“Captivated by the garden gate, swirls of wrought iron lead me to the beauty beyond.”

Matching hat pattern can be found here.

Sizes: Adult XS, S, M, L1, L2

Sample modelled XS with recommended ease of + 2” and A-line shaping If you would like a more relaxed look, aim for 4” of ease.

Finished Measurements: Bust 34 (38, 43, 46, 49)“ / 86.5 (96.5, 109, 117, 124.5) cm

Hips with A-line Shaping 35.5 (39.5, 44.25, 47.5, 50.5)” / 90 (100, 112.5, 120.5, 128.5) cm

Circular Yoke 6.5 (6.5, 6.5, 7.5, 7.5)“ / 16.5 (16.5, 16.5, 19, 19) cm

Hem to U/A 16” / 40.5 cm, easily adjustable

Yarn: 950 (1110, 1220, 1330, 1440) yds / 868.5 (1015, 1115.5, 1216, 1317) m DK or Light Worsted yarn thatachieves gauge. Divided as follows, MC - 900 (1050, 1150, 1250, 1350) yds / 823 (960, 1051.5, 1143, 1234.5)m, CC - 50 (60, 70, 80, 90) yds / 46 (55, 64, 73, 82) m. Sample knit in Cascade 220 (100% wool), in MC -Cordovan, CC - River Rock

Needle Size: US 6 (4 mm) & US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles to hold large number of stitches, or size required
to obtain gauge; Set of 5 US 4 (3.5 mm) & US 6 (4 mm) dpns

Notions: Tapestry needle, 2 - 11 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders or waste yarn

Gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, on larger needles, wet blocked. Take the time to
calculate your gauge to avoid disappointment.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Skills Needed for this pattern
Swatching- to obtain gauge
Knitting in the round
Steeking
Picking up stitches
Binding off
Casting on
k- knit
k2tog - knit 2 sts together
p - purl
ssk - slip, slip, knit these 2 sts together

Notes: Main body and sleeves are knit bottom up and in the rnd. The body and the sleeves are joined and worked in the rnd to form the yoke. Instructions come with a-line shaping and straight body instructions.

Also note: The model had much longer arms then my daughter who the sweater was made for and they look 3/4 in the pictures. The pattern is written for snug full length.

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