Vivido Cardigan

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Vivido Cardigan

Add a splash of color to your wardrobe with this cardigan that knits up in a flash. Knit from the top down with raglan shoulder shaping, and a flattering a-line body, there are several different options given for modifying as you go. The sample is shown in a cropped style with ¾ length sleeves but options are given to add length as well as giving 3 different sleeve lengths.

SIZES

To fit bust up to size: 29 (32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53)” / 73.5 (81.5, 89, 96.5, 104, 112, 119.5, 127, 134.5) cm

0-2″ / 0-5cm positive ease recommended.

Finished bust measurement: 28.25 (32, 35.25, 38.5, 40.5, 43.75, 47, 50.25, 53.25)” / 72 (81.5, 89.5, 98, 103, 111, 119.5, 127.5, 135.5) cm.

Finished length: 21 (21.5, 22.25, 22.5, 23, 23.5, 24.25, 24.5)” / 53.5 (54.5, 55, 56.5, 57, 58.5, 59.5, 61.5, 62) cm.

Size 35.25″ / 89.5cm modeled with minimal ease.

MATERIALS

Yarn

Cascade ‘Eco+’ (100% Wool; 478yds/437m per 250g skein); Color: 8463; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins for ¾ sleeve cropped version, actual yardage: 600 (655, 700, 750, 795, 860, 925, 1010, 1080) yds / 550 (600, 640, 725, 790, 850, 925, 985) m.

Note: Ensure you have extra yarn available if you are going to lengthen the sleeves or body.

Needles & Notions

Size 10 US/6mm circular needle, 32″  /80cm length

(Size 10 US / 6mm dpns if not using magic loop)

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, 1 button approx 1″ / 25mm diam.

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4″ / 10cm in St st.

17 sts and 24 rows = 4″ / 10cm in Sl Stitch pattern.

Techniques described:

I-Cord Bind Off, M1L, M1R, M1p.

Other Skills Needed:

Cable Cast On, Backwards Loop Cast On.

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