First Cardigan: SU Mar 10, 17 & 24 at 4:30 pm

$90.00
Availability: In stock (1)

It’s the perfect time of year to knit a cardigan! This top-down raglan with a knit-in button band simplifies the process. Made in a versatile worsted weight, this layering piece will be a wardrobe staple almost as soon as you finish weaving in the ends.

Skills needed:

  • knit, purl
  • some experience with pattern reading
  • increasing

Skills learned:

  • pattern reading
  • gauge for garments
  • sweater sizing
  • sweater construction 

Sizes:

31 (34¾, 38¼, 42¾, 46¼, 49¾, 53¼)“ buttoned at bust, with 2¾” overlapping button band

Materials: 

  • Yarn:
    • For ¾ Length Sleeves: 1080 (1200, 1320, 1440, 1560, 1680, 1800) yards
    • For Full-Length Sleeves: 1200 (1320, 1440, 1560, 1680, 1800, 2040) yards
    • Recommended Yarns: De Rerum Natura Gilliatt, Wool Folk Far, Blue Sky WoolStock, Knitting for Olive Heavy Merino
  • Size US 6 (4mm) and US 7 (4.5mm) 24-40” for body
  • US#7 16” and 9” circular (in both sizes) for sleeves
  • Notions: darning needle, buttons (can be purchased after completion
  • Copy of pattern

Homework: Create a 6 x 6 inch swatch, bring to class washed and blocked

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