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.
Shown here in Stone Soup DK, color Granite
A quick message from designer Anne Hanson: "I designed Highlander 13 years ago using Briar Rose Fibers Glory Days, which is now discontinued. the colorway is a hand-dyed selection from Briar Rose; if you check out her website, you may find something similar to use instead! (Cowl pictured on model is Rain on a Hot Tin Roof.)
This pattern is both written and charted and can be transferred to your Ravelry Library upon request.
Buttons: 8(8, 8, 8, 9, 9) .75-inch (2 cm) buttons; stitch markers; tapestry needle
Stone Soup DK, Better Breakfast DK, Kent DK, Chebris Sport, or any DK yarn that knits to the pattern gauge.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in 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
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