Ivar Cardigan and Pullover

  • Ivar Cardigan and Pullover
Ivar Cardigan and Pullover Ivar Cardigan and Pullover Ivar Cardigan and Pullover Ivar Cardigan and Pullover

Ivar Cardigan and Pullover

Description

A lightweight menswear cardigan or pullover in ten sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X/4X/5X/6X) with subtle unisex styling—a plain fabric in fine, tweedy wool, accented by vertical bands of twist-stitch detail to add just the right touch of texture. Worked in a lofty, lightweight fingering yarn, this sweater is destined to become a year-round favorite for home, office, and travel.

Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, yardage requirement, and/or drape. 

Buttons: 
7(8, 8, 8, 8)[8, 9, 9, 9, 9] buttons that are .625 inches/1.5 cm indiameter for tunic length or 
6(7, 7, 7, 7)[7, 8, 8, 8, 8] buttons in same size for hip length

Suggested Yarns: 
Stone Soup FingeringBetter Breakfast FingeringGhillie Sock, or any light fingering yarn that knits to pattern gauge. 

Finished Size: 

cardigan: 36(39, 41.75, 44.75, 47.5, 50.5, 53.5, 56.25, 59.25, 62.25) inches/91.5(99, 106, 113.5, 120.5, 128.5, 136, 143, 150.5, 158) cm around chest (buttoned), to fit with 2 to 4 inches of ease
pullover: 35(37.75, 40.75, 43.75, 46.5, 49.5, 52.25, 55.25, 58.25, 61) inches/89(96, 103.5, 111, 118, 125.5, 132.5, 140.5, 148, 155) cm around chest, to fit with 2 to 4 inches of ease


Yarn Requirements: 

hip length: 1350(1500, 1625, 1775, 1900)[2075, 2225, 2400, 2550, 2700) yards / 1250(1275, 1500, 1625, 1750)[1900, 2050, 2200, 2350, 2475] m
tunic length: 1550(1700, 1850, 2025, 2150)[2350, 2500, 2700, 2850, 3025) yards / 1425(1575, 1700, 1850, 1975)[2150, 2300, 2475, 2625, 2775] m


Gauge: 
22 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette on larger needle (washed and dried flat)

Needles: 

Size 6US (4.0 mm) for body (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size 3US (3.25 mm) for ribbed hems and button bands (or .75 mm smaller than gauge needle)

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