Douglas Cardi
Finished
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September 26, 2021

Douglas Cardi

Project info
Douglas Cardi by Andrea Mowry
Knitting
SweaterCardigan
1
Needles & yarn
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Measured over stockinette stitch knit flat with the Main Fabric needle, after blocking.
1,077 yards
Berroco Ultra® Wool
1.1 skeins = 240.9 yards (220.3 meters), 110 grams
Gray
Kelbourne Woolens Germantown
0.95 skeins = 209.0 yards (191.1 meters), 95 grams
165037
Knit Picks Simply Wool Worsted
0.95 skeins = 207.1 yards (189.4 meters), 95 grams
Brown
Sincere Sheep Bannock
0.75 skeins = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 84 grams
Orange
Uncommon Threads Yarn in Los Altos, California
Sincere Sheep Bannock
0.75 skeins = 210.0 yards (192.0 meters), 84 grams
Green
Uncommon Threads Yarn in Los Altos, California
Notes

Wow, what a fast knit. I love the cardigan so much, it’s for my granddaughter’s October birthday, that I decided to make another one for me.

All yarn is from my stash except one skein, and I’ll be able to make the second one from my stash too, except will have to buy one skein to fill in.

The pattern calls for knitting the button band separately and sewing on after. I try to avoid sewing whenever I can so instead I picked up stitches for the button band, 3 for every 4 for the center bands and then picked up each stitch on the back neck, and did a k2p2 ribbing. I made the ribbing a scant two inches wide but next time I’ll make it a tad over two inches. I made 5 buttonholes evenly spaced between the start of the V and the hem. Buttonholes were made in the middle of the button band by casting off two stitches, then casting them on again on the following row. I cast off knitwise on the right side for a clean finish. Also, no pockets.

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Kristenlynnea's adjectives for this pattern
  1. everyday cardigan
  2. fast knit
  3. well written
About this yarn
by Sincere Sheep
Worsted
100% Targhee
280 yards / 113 grams

87 projects

stashed 77 times

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Kristenlynnea's adjectives for this yarn
  1. sturdy
  2. even stitches
  3. softish
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by Berroco
Worsted
100% Wool
219 yards / 100 grams

11638 projects

stashed 6603 times

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Kristenlynnea's adjectives for this yarn
  1. machine wash
  2. softish
  3. good value
About this yarn
by Knit Picks
Worsted
100% Wool
218 yards / 100 grams

2254 projects

stashed 1716 times

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Kristenlynnea's adjectives for this yarn
  1. bouncy
  2. even
  3. gorgeous
About this yarn
by Kelbourne Woolens
Worsted
100% Wool
220 yards / 100 grams

2676 projects

stashed 2180 times

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  • Project created: September 7, 2021
  • Finished: September 27, 2021
  • Updated: October 11, 2021