Classic Designs for the Modern Knitter

Silver Leaf Cardi

Silver Leaf Cardi

7.00

Cardigan is knit from the bottom up in pieces, then seamed. Lace fronts are continued to make collar, joined using Kitchener stitch, then sewn to back neck.

Finished measurements

31¼ (34½, 37½, 40¾, 44, 47¼, 50½, 53½, 56¾)” [79.5 (87.5, 95.5, 103.5, 112, 120, 128.5, 136, 144) cm] bust circumference

Yarn

Cotton Comfort by Green Mountain Spinnery (80% fine western wool, 20% organic cotton; 50 grams / 180 yards [165 meters]) 7 (8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins in Silver

OR 1260 (1395, 1540, 1675, 1800, 1965, 2105, 2265, 2435) yards [1152 (1276, 1408, 1532, 1646, 1797, 1925, 2071, 2227) meters] in worsted weight wool/ cotton blend yarn

Needles

One 24” or 32” [60 or 80 cm] circular needle (circ) in sizes US 5 and 7 [3.75 and 4.5 mm]

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Gauge

20 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette Stitch

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