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Top-Down Men's Cardigan

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Item code: F14

PATTERN DESCRIPTION
SIZING

This basic cardigan pattern is a perfect beginner project or for knitting with self-patterning yarns, highly textured yarns, or any yarn that needs to be the star of the show.

Knit from the top down with raglan shaping, this cardigan is a seamless garment that is easily custom-fit. (Makes at least 36 different sweaters!)

35 (39, 40, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63)" Chest

 

SKILLS USED FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Knitting in the round, increases, decreases, picking up stitches, eyelet buttonholes

Chest: 39 (43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67)"

GAUGE MATERIALS

Sport weight: 24 sts & 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
DK weight: 20 sts & 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
Worsted weight: 16 sts & 20 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st
Bulky weight: 12 sts & 16 rows = 4”/10 cm in St st

 

 

Yarn used: Cascade 220 Paints, color #9928

  • Sport weight yarn, approx 2000 (2200, 2600, 2975, 3500, 3875, 4250, 4650) yds
  • US size 3-5 (3.25-3.75) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and 16 “ circular, one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • DK weight yarn (light worsted), approx 1400 (1600, 1800, 2100, 2400, 2800, 3100, 3500) yds
  • US size 5-6 (3.75-4.25 mm) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and 16 “ circular, one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • Worsted weight yarn, approx 1100 (1225, 1425, 1625, 1825, 2025, 2225, 2425) yds
  • US size 7-9 (4.5-5.5) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and 16 “ circular, one dpn set of 4 or 5)

OR

  • Bulky weight yarn, approx 750 (875, 975, 1125, 1275, 1450, 1625, 1825) yds
  • US size 9-11 (5.5-8 mm) needles, or size needed to achieve gauge (24" and 16 “ circular, one dpn set of 4 or 5)
  • Stitch holders (or scrap yarn)
  • Stitch markers (4)
  • 6 (6, 8, 8, 8, 8, 10, 10) 7/8" buttons
  • Darning needle

 

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