Verbena Cardigan by Tori Gurbisz

Verbena Cardigan

Knitting
January 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Textured st on larger needle.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
1144 - 1872 yards (1046 - 1712 m)
34¼ (38¾, 42¼, 46¾, 50¼, 54¾, 58¼)" circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38¾"; modeled with 3¾" of positive ease.

The remarkably cozy Verbena Cardigan is knitted seamlessly in a bulky-weight yarn from the bottom up. The textured fabric requires a simple stitch pattern, and the shawl collar, turned-back cuffs, and deep pockets give the sweater an extra-comfortable feel.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 5

Finished Size 34¼ (38¾, 42¼, 46¾, 50¼, 54¾, 58¼)“ circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 38¾”; modeled with 3¾“ of positive ease.

Yarn Malabrigo Yarn Chunky (100% merino wool; 104 yd (95 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #CH036 pearl, 11 (12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18) skeins.

Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 40” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 10½ (6.5 mm): 32” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle; six 1⅜“ buttons.

Gauge 14 sts and 18 rows = 4” in Textured st on larger needle.

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NOTES

  • The body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the lower edge to the underarm. The sleeves are worked separately in the round, then the sleeves and body are joined to work the yoke.