Product description

These sporty cardigans feature extra long sleeves and a slim fit, and are perfect for cycling in the colder months. The aerodynamic ribbed elbow detailing (worked sideways and shaped as you go) makes this garment special and adds interest to the piece’s seemingly basic construction. Best of all, Cookie’s pattern provides plenty of sizing options for all genders to enjoy!

Designer: Cookie A.

Collection: Wool People, Volume 4

 

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Chicane

Unisex Cycling Cardigan with Shaped Elbow

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  • Product description

    These sporty cardigans feature extra long sleeves and a slim fit, and are perfect for cycling in the colder months. The aerodynamic ribbed elbow detailing (worked sideways and shaped as you go) makes this garment special and adds interest to the piece’s seemingly basic construction. Best of all, Cookie’s pattern provides plenty of sizing options for all genders to enjoy!

    Designer: Cookie A.

    Collection: Wool People, Volume 4

     

  • Pattern materials

    Version I (Shaped):

    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 935 (970, 1055, 1105) (1180, 1290, 1375) (1470, 1560, 1625) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 7 (7, 8, 8) (9, 10, 10) (11, 12, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards / 50g)
    • Photographed in color Old World  


    Version II (Classic):

    YARDAGE

    • 1130 (1175, 1280, 1345) (1415, 1545, 1665) (1770, 1865, 1940) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 9 (9, 10, 10) (11, 12, 12) (13, 14, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards / 50g)
    • Photographed in color Barn Owl


  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTION

    • Fronts and Back are worked flat.
    • Shaped elbow bands are worked flat with shaping and then seamed to create a ring.
    • Stitches are picked up along the edge of the elbow band and worked in the round for the lower arm.
    • The upper arm is worked similarly, picking up stitches from the other side of the elbow band, in the round up to the underarm then flat for the sleeve cap.

    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 34 (35¼, 38, 41) (43¾, 47, 49½) (52¾, 56, 58¾)” finished (blocked) garment at chest
    • Shaped (Version I) sample shown is size 35¼” with +3¼” of ease on model
    • Classic (Version II) sample shown is size 43¾” with +2¾” of ease on model

    Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size 101.


    GAUGE

    • Working Gauge: 19 stitches & 30 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, before blocking
    • Finished Gauge: 18 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One 24″ circular needle and a set of four or five DPNs in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)


    Size B (for Ribbing):

    • One 24″ circular needle one size smaller than Gauge Needle
    • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)


  • Pattern Updates

    17 November 2022: Version 2.1

    The pattern has been updated to remove gendered language.

    8 February 2013: Version 2.0

    On Page 11, the instructions for UNDERARM / Shape Cap have been corrected to read: “Next Round: Knit to 3 (3, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7) (8, 8, 9) stitches before end of round. Remove marker and bind off 6 (6, 6, 8) (10, 12, 14) (16, 16, 18) stitches for underarm, knit to end – 50 (52, 56, 56) (58, 62, 64) (66, 70, 74) stitches remain.”

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