Robin's Nest Cardigan

  • Robin's Nest Cardigan
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Robin's Nest Cardigan

Description

This pretty cardigan in 8 sizes (S to L and 1X to 5X), features twining cables in the front lapels, lower sleeves, and back, paired with a background of woven openwork. Cabled lapels extend to the center back neck for a sophisticated finish. Open-front styling (with optional button closure) and a strong vertical pattern contribute to a graceful, forgiving silhouette, flattering for any figure type.

This design has detailed written instructions for construction; the stitch patterns and cables are charted. Transfer this purchase to  your Ravelry library by using the button when checkout is complete.


Sample shown here is size M, knit in BNWs Finn Dandy 3- Ply Sport, color Bear with (optional) Brown Mussel Shell buttons 

Matching Motifs: Graze Scarf/Wrap, Hillock Cap, Grasslands Leg Warmers/ Boot Toppers, Pasture Blanket

Suggested Yarns: Finn Dandy 3- Ply SportModern Deco Sport, Jacob’s Dream Sport, Chebris Sport

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

Finished Size:
36.5(42.25, 47.5, 53.5, 58.5, 64.5, 69.75, 75.5) inches / 92.5(107.5, 120.5, 136, 148.5, 164, 177, 192) cm in chest circumference (buttoned), to be worn with 2 to 6 inches / 5 to 15 cm of ease

Yarn requirements:
1430(1655, 1865, 2100, 2315, 2565, 2805, 3060) yards / 1310(1510, 1705, 1920, 2115, 2345, 2565, 2795) meters

Buttons: 7 buttons that are .625 inch / 1.5 cm in diameter

Gauge:
22 sts and 33 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette on larger needle (washed and air-dried)
23 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in lace pattern on larger needle (washed and air-dried)

Needles:
size 5US (3.75 mm) needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size 3US (3.25 mm) needle for sleeve and hem ribbing (or .5 mm smaller than gauge needle)


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