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The Stannum Cardigan is classic and wearable shape with simple construction, suitable for first-time garment knitters. This cardigan is worked from the top down with a seamless raglan construction, enabling you to try on as you work. If desired, adjustments can be made to the fit, and how to do this is explained within the pattern.



FINISHED MEASUREMENTS


Body Circumference:


90.5 (101, 106, 112, 122, 124.5, 134, 144, 148) cm / 35.5 (40, 42, 44, 48, 49, 53, 56.5, 58) inches


Body Length to underarm (short version): 
36 cm / 14 inches in all sizes


Body Length to underarm (long version): 
51 cm / 20 inches in all sizes


Further measurements are shown on Schematics, Page 3


Designed to be worn with 2 - 4 inches of positive ease at high bust


Model is wearing first size, and has 81 cm / 32 inch bust

Yarn Thickness for Pattern 4-ply
Garment Type Cardigans & Jackets

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The Stannum Cardigan is classic and wearable shape with simple construction, suitable for first-time garment knitters. This cardigan is worked from the top down with a seamless raglan construction, enabling you to try on as you work. If desired, adjustments can be made to the fit, and how to do this is explained within the pattern.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Body Circumference:

90.5 (101, 106, 112, 122, 124.5, 134, 144, 148) cm / 35.5 (40, 42, 44, 48, 49, 53, 56.5, 58) inches

Body Length to underarm (short version):
36 cm / 14 inches in all sizes

Body Length to underarm (long version):
51 cm / 20 inches in all sizes

Further measurements are shown on Schematics, Page 3

Designed to be worn with 2 - 4 inches of positive ease at high bust

Model is wearing first size, and has 81 cm / 32 inch bust

YARN

Blacker Yarns Jacob, 4-ply (100% British Wool, 175 m / 190 yds per 50g ball)

Shown in:
MC: Pale Green Marlstone; 6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) balls (short version); 8 (8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) balls (long version)
CC A: Blue Basalt; 1 ball
CC B: Blue Marlstone; 1 ball
CC C: Pale Green Clay; 1 ball

OR

Blacker Yarns Lyonesse, 4-ply (50% Falkland Island Wool, 50% Linen, 175 m / 190 yds per 50g ball)

Shown in: Onyx; 6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) balls (short version); 8 (8, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) balls (long version)

DIFFICULTY
2 out of 5
Techniques include: simple cables, increasing, knitting flat and in the round, picking up stitches

 NEEDLES AND NOTIONS

3mm (UK 11, US #2.5) straight or long circular knitting needles

3mm (UK 11, US #2.5) DPNs or circular knitting needles for your preferred method of working small circumferences in the round

Cable needle

Darning needle

Lengths of smooth scrap yarn to use as stitch holders

8 stitch markers including 1 unique, and 4 removable locking stitch markers

 5 x 1.5 cm / ½ inch buttons (8 for long version)

 

GAUGE / TENSION
24 sts and 36 rows/rounds to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over Stocking Stitch, knitted flat and in the round

24 sts and 40 rows/rounds to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over 1 x 1 Half Twisted Rib when lightly stretched, knitted flat and in the round

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

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