FD-65 Corinthian Cardigan
Sweater is knit in pieces from the hem up from a provisional cast on, button bands are knit along with the fronts. A variation of the pattern stitch is worked along hems, buttons bands, and neckline instead of ribbing. After the pieces are knit and seamed, live stitches are picked up from the cast on edges, and worked into a simple I-cord border that sweeps around the bottom edges, and around the neckline. Pattern is written for 7 sizes, from XS to 3X, and includes both charted and written stitch instructions.
Coordinates with the Doric socks, and Ionic shell.
Yarn: DK weight 1096, 1233, 1370 [1644, 1781, 1918, 2055] yards.
Gauge: 24 sts and 26 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in pattern stitch, blocked.
Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm), or size required for gauge and US 6 (4 mm) for I-cord.
Crochet hooks: US E (3.5 mm), or size that matches or is slightly larger than the smaller needle size used.
Finished size: xs, sm, med [lg, 1x, 2x, 3x] includes 3 inches (8 cm) positive ease: 33.25, 37.25, 42 [46, 49.25, 53.25, 57.25] in; 84.5, 94.6, 106.7 [116.8, 125.1, 135.3, 145.4] cm.
Notions: 6 ¾-inch (1.9 cm) buttons, waste yarn, 2 stitch markers, coil-less safety pin or waste yarn.
Skills: k2tog, ssk, YO, make 1, provisional cast on, I-cord.
Stitch instructions: Charted and written.