Aster Cardigan

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Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL)
Bust measurements of finished garment when buttoned: 31.5 (35.5, 39.5, 43.5, 47.5, 51.5, 55.5) inches/80 (90, 100.5, 110.5, 120.5, 131, 141) cm.  Size S is shown on model in photo with 1.5 inches/ 3cm of positive ease.

Gauge:
Sweater: 18 sts x 28 rows = 4 inches /10cm in St st, with larger needle.
18 x 27 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Roman Rib pat with larger needle.

Pocket Lining: 18 sts x 28 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in St st with CC yarn used for pocket lining only (recommended – light worsted weight yarn, loosely knit at correct gauge for a light-weight, non-bulky pocket.)

Yarn:
Sweater: Main Color (MC): Spud & Chloë Sweater (worsted weight; 55% superwash wool, 45% organic cotton; 160 yd/146m per 3.5oz/100g skein): 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins. Shown in Beluga #7521.

Or use any similar weight yarn that achieves gauge: MC (Main Color) 860 (950, 1070, 1190, 1330, 1460, 1600) yards/ 790 (870, 980, 1090, 1220, 1340, 1460)m

Pocket lining: CC (contrasting color for pocket lining) – Any light worsted weight yarn, 40 yards/37m.

Or use any similar weight yarn that achieves gauge: MC (Main Color) 860 (950, 1070, 1190, 1330, 1460, 1600) yards/ 790 (870, 980, 1090, 1220, 1340, 1460)m

CC (contrasting color for pocket lining) – Any light worsted weight yarn, 40 yards/37m.

Needles:
Size 6 (4mm) and 7 (4.5mm): 32-inch/80cm circular needle for body and set of 4 double-pointed needles (DPNs) for sleeves (or use Magic Loop method for sleeves)

Size 8 (5mm) DPNs for pocket lining

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Description

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Product Description

Clean lines combined with a beautiful textured stitch, and a hint of contrasting colors at the pocket, make this cardigan unique and interesting. The classic shape, will make this cardigan a wardrobe favorite.
This cardigan is worked from the bottom-up, in one piece to the armholes, and then fronts and back are worked separately. The sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom-up. The shoulders are seamed and the sleeves are sewn to the armholes. The inset pockets are knit in as the body is worked.