Classic Designs for the Modern Knitter

Allison Cardigan

 finished measurements

Chest circumference: 32.75 (36.25, 39.5, 43, 46.25)[50.5, 54.75, 59, 63.25]" / 83.5 (92, 100.5, 109, 117.5) [128.5, 139, 149.5, 160.5] cm.

Sample shown is size 43" / 109cm.

yarn

8 (8, 9, 10, 11)[12, 13, 14, 15] skeins Quince and Co. Owl (50% American wool, 50% American alpaca; 120 yds / 110m per 50g skein) in Papuan (MC)

Optional: 1 skein Quince and Co. Owl in Acacia (CC) for pocket linings.

OR 875 (950, 1050, 1125, 1225)[1325, 1450, 1575, 1700] yards / 800 (875, 950, 1050, 1124)[1225, 1325, 1425, 1550] m in worsted weight wool

needles

US 5 / 3.5mm 32" circular needle (circ)

US 7 / 4.5mm 32" circ

Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge.

notions

Stitch markers (sm), stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle.

gauge

19 sts and 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm in St st using larger needles.

PATTERN NOTE

This raglan cardigan is worked from the top down. Pockets are knit at the same time as the body with a lining which can be knit in an alternate color! The collar is picked up and knit last.