Little Wave
Little Wave
Little Wave
Little Wave
Little Wave
Little Wave

Little Wave

Men's & Women's Saddle Shoulder Cabled Cardigan

by Gudrun Johnston

MATERIALS

(Women’s) [Men’s]
(1090, 1250, 1450, 1600, 1800, 1950) [1150, 1300, 1520, 1700, 1880, 2050] yards of worsted weight wool yarn
(8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14) [9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15] skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
Women’s pullover photographed in Embers
Men’s pullover photographed in Cast Iron

GAUGE

20 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in Little Wave Pattern with Size A needles, after blocking
19 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in garter stitch for Side Panels with Size A needles, after blocking
19 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch with Size A needles, after blocking
19 stitches & 37 rows = 4" in garter stitch for Collar with Size A needles, after blocking
Note that the row gauge for garter stitch is much more dense when it is worked on its own

NEEDLES

Size A (for Body, Sleeves, and Collar):
One each 16" and 40 circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs*) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for I-Cord Bind Off):
One 40" circular needle one size smaller than Size A needle(s)
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

*32" circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (i.e. Sleeves).

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

(Women’s) [Men’s]
(31¾, 36½, 41¼, 46, 51, 55¾) [31¾, 36½, 41¼, 46, 51, 55¾]" finished circumference at Bust/Chest (buttoned)
Note: Although the women’s and men’s finished chest measurements are the same the two versions differ in dimensions in other parts of the cardigan

Intended Ease: + 1-4"
Women’s Sample shown is size 36½" with + 2½" ease on model
Men’s Sample shown is size 41¼"

SKILL LEVEL

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