Abita

$7.50

This lightweight cardigan is a great accessory for cool spring and summer days. This simple cardigan is all about the details. A lovely rolled collar, a beautiful pleat with a surprise lace panel, and garter stitch edging. This is a cardigan you’ll throw over just about everything in your wardrobe.

The pattern is worked from the bottom up seamlessly in one piece. Sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up, then body and sleeves are joined and worked in one piece. Stitches are picked up along the neck and front sides and the neckband is worked in one piece. Pattern includes directions and diagrams on creating pleats.

Yarn
Gems Fingering Weight (100% Merino,185 yd/50g) 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins.

Needles
US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 6 (4 mm) 32″ circular knitting needles

Notions
Locking stitch markers
A knitting needle 3 sizes bigger than the one used to achieve gauge, for casting on the Body. Sample used a US 6 4mm Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Gauge
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US 3

Sizes
30 (321/4, 36, 39, 423/4, 451/4)” bust

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