René

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René

Description

A unisex pullover or cardigan to knit in eleven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X, 7X), with alternating panels of cable and rib to provide cozy, sturdy texture. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed; sweater has set-in sleeves with ribbed v-neck or round neck and front finishes. Knits up nicely in a variety of light worsted solid, tweed, or tonal handpainted yarns.

Shown here in Handspun BFL
 
Suggested Yarns:
Stone Soup DK, Better Breakfast DK, Kent DK, Chebris Sport, Confection Sport, Targhee Tango Sport, Shetlandia Sport, Ginny DK, or any light worsted weight yarn that knits to the pattern gauge. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.

Finished Size:
32.5(35.75, 39, 42.25, 45.75, 49)[52.25, 55.75, 59, 62.25, 65.75] inches/82.5(91, 99, 107.5, 116, 124.5)[132.5, 141.5, 150, 158, 167] cm around chest at underarm to fit with 4-6 inches of ease.

Yarn Requirements:
1075(1225, 1400, 1600, 1775, 1975)[2200, 2400, 2650, 2875, 3125) yards/975(1125, 1275, 1450, 1625, 1800)[2000, 2200, 2425, 2650, 2875] meters

Notions:
crew cardigan: 8(8, 9, 9, 9, 9)[10, 10, 10, 10, 11] .75-inch/2-cm buttons
v-neck cardigan: 6(6, 7, 7, 7, 7)[8, 8, 8, 8, 9] .75-inch/2-cm buttons

Gauge:
20 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked)
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in cable and rib pattern on larger needles (washed and dried flat)

Needles:
size 6US (4.0 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) for cuffs and collar (or two sizes smaller than body needle)