Classic Designs for the Modern Knitter

Silverleaf Cardigan

Silverleaf Cardigan

Originally published in Making Magazine Flora Issue

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]

Or size to obtain gauge

 Gauge

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