vanilla cardigan
Finished
September 2017
December 3, 2017

vanilla cardigan

Project info
Improv by Karen Templer
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
4.25 stitches and 6.25 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
The Fibre Co. Arranmore
6.5 skeins = 1137.5 yards (1040.1 meters), 650 grams
Natural/Undyed
Notes

Dream sweater, fully documented on the blog.

Bone buttons from Fringe Supply Co.

TARGET MEASUREMENTS

22″ back = 94 sts (46 sts/front) = ~44″ chest (9.5″ ease), inc to 46″ hip
14″ upper arm circumference = 60 sts (10 at underarm)
9.5″ yoke/armhole depth (60 rows)
17″ body length (2.5″ hem ribbing)
26.5″ total length
14″ sleeve length (2.25″ cuff ribbing)
9″ cuff circumference
6″ x 6″ pockets (30 sts, 1.5″ ribbing)

DETAILS

— CO 64 sts, divided with markers as follows ( 1 | 4 | 10 | 4 | 26 | 4 | 10 | 4 | 1 )

– Planned on 10 sts cast on at each underarm, and divided the raglan stitches evenly between sections when separating sleeves from body

— Increased at front neck edge every 4th row 11x

— Worked raglan increases as kfb on either side of the 4 raglan stitches

— Increased sleeves at raglans every-other row till 44 sts, then on 4th, 6th, 8th rows (50 sts), then work even

— Increased back/fronts every-other row until 84 back sts

— Separated for sleeves at row 60, cast on 10 per underarm

— Increased body at side seams 2x, at 2″ and 8″; stockinette for 14.5″ then ribbing on US5 for 2.5″

Knitted sleeves flat; decreased on rows 21, 41, 61; on row 81 dec evenly to 42 sts, the ribbing on US5 for 16 rows

— Worked patch pockets separately and grafted on (more on that to come)

— Picked up sts for garter-stitch button band, worked on US5: 14 sts along the hem ribbing (could have been 12), 56 up the front, 51 along the slope, 2 out of 3 around the cast-on edge, mirror down the other side

— No buttonholes (more on that here), may do aferthought buttonhole; buttons are symbolic in the meantime

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Finished
September 2017
December 3, 2017
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by The Fibre Co.
Aran
80% Merino, 10% Silk, 10% Cashmere goat
175 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: December 4, 2017
  • Finished: December 4, 2017
  • Updated: January 8, 2018