Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan
Channel Cardigan

Channel Cardigan

Belted Cardigan with Shawl Collar

by Jared Flood

MATERIALS

1515 (1630, 1805, 1960, 2135, 2310) yards of worsted weight wool yarn

11 (12, 13, 14, 16, 17) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)

Photographed in color Hayloft and Long Johns

GAUGE

20 stitches & 30 rows = 4" over Moss Stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
22 stitches & 48 rows = 4" over English Rib with Size C needle(s), after blocking

Note: For English Rib, if measuring row gauge from the WS (the “brioche” side), each stitch within a knit column counts as two rows.

NEEDLES

Size A (for Main Fabric):
One 32" circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain Moss Stitch gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing):
One 32" circular needle and one set of DPNs* two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Size C [for Tubular Cast On (optional) and English Rib]:
One 32" circular needle and one set of DPNs* one size smaller than Size B needle(s) and/or size needed to obtain English Rib gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

*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).

Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. Please test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.


FINISHED DIMENSIONS

35¾ (38¾, 42, 45¼, 48½, 51¾)" circumference at bust (buttoned)
Intended Ease: + 4–5"
Sample shown is size 38¾” with + 4¾" ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

5 of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.


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