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The Macaulay Cardigan is a classic, semi-fitted cardigan with set-in sleeves. It has deep ribbed welts at the waist and cuffs, accentuated by a contrasting band of Garter Stitch which gives the effect of piping.


Macaulay is knitted from the bottom up in pieces and seamed, then finished by picking up stitches for the button bands and neckband.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Bust Circumference: 
79 (86.5, 94, 101.5, 109, 117) cm / 31 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46) inches


Body Length to underarm: 33 cm / 13 inches


Armhole depth: 
21.5 (23, 23.5, 24, 25.5, 26) cm / 8.5 (9, 9.25, 9.5, 10, 10.25) inches


Sleeve Length to underarm: 
51 cm / 20 inches


Further measurements are given on Schematic

Yarn Thickness for Pattern Double Knitting
Garment Type Cardigans & Jackets

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The Macaulay Cardigan is a classic, semi-fitted cardigan with set-in sleeves. It has deep ribbed welts at the waist and cuffs, accentuated by a contrasting band of Garter Stitch which gives the effect of piping.

Macaulay is knitted from the bottom up in pieces and seamed, then finished by picking up stitches for the button bands and neckband.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Bust Circumference: 
79 (86.5, 94, 101.5, 109, 117) cm / 31 (34, 37, 40, 43, 46) inches

Body Length to underarm: 33 cm / 13 inches

Armhole depth: 
21.5 (23, 23.5, 24, 25.5, 26) cm / 8.5 (9, 9.25, 9.5, 10, 10.25) inches

Sleeve Length to underarm: 
51 cm / 20 inches

Further measurements are shown on Schematic

Designed to be worn with 0 – 3 inches of positive ease

Model has 31 inch bust and is wearing size 86.5 cm / 34 inches

YARN 
Blacker Yarns Brushwork, Sport Weight (70% Scottish Bowmont, 10% Castlemilk Moorit, 20% British Alpaca, 152 m / 165 yds per 50g ball)

Shown in: 
MC: Craquelure; 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls 
CC: Scumble; 1 ball

DIFFICULTY 
Three out of Five

Techniques include: changing colour, increasing and decreasing, Mattress Stitch, picking up stitches

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS 
4mm (8 UK, 6 US) straight or circular knitting needles

2.75mm (12 UK, 2 US) straight or circular knitting needles

Darning needle 
Strong sock yarn in coordinating colour for sewing seams

7 x 1 inch buttons

GAUGE / TENSION 
19 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over Stocking Stitch using larger needles

24 sts and 48 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over 2 x 2 rib using smaller needles

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking

Issued: September, 2017

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