A button-down cardigan sweater or vest with a classic fit in six sizes S(M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), featuring a Tartan knit/purl fabric, cable details, set-in sleeves (vest has ribbed armhole trim), and a standing ribbed collar. Body is knit in one piece to the underarm; sleeves are knit flat. Works up beautifully in solids, tweeds, or tonal variegated yarns.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.
Suggested Yarns: Briar Rose Glory Days, Charity, or Legend, Fearless Fibers Alpaca Wool DK, Rowan Scottish Tweed DK, Mountain Colors Weaver’s Wool, Fyberspates BFL DK, Knit Picks City Tweed DK, or any DK yarn that knits to the pattern gauge.
Finished Size: 34(38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches/86.5(96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137) cm in circumference at underarm to fit with 2-4 inches of ease
sweater: 1220(1400, 1580, 1780, 1980, 2200) yards
vest: 860 (1000, 1155, 1315, 1485, 1665) yards
Notions: 8(8, 8, 8, 9, 9) .75-inch (2 cm) buttons; stitch markers; tapestry needle
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette (unblocked) on larger needle;
20 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in tartan pattern (washed and blocked) on larger needle
size 4US (3.5 mm) circular for body; size 3US (3.25 mm) circular (or one size smaller than body needle) for ribbing trims and collar