Sometimes you need a soft woolly armour between yourself and life.
This cardigan is worked flat, top-down, and seamlessly. The cardigan has a round yoke and the body is worked in two color brioche which makes for a warm but airy and light cardigan. The cardigan has long wide sleeves and the hem is slightly cropped. The back of the neck is shaped taller with short rows and the cardigan is finished off with button bands worked in garter stitch.
XXS-XS-S-M1 [M2-L1-L2-XL] 2XL-3XL-4XL-5XL
This cardigan is meant to be worn with positive ease. Choose a size with approx. 6’’ / 15 cm positive ease at bust circumference.
Kässäkerho Pom Pom Suoma Single (100% Finnsheep, single-ply, 205 m / 50 g), or other fingering weight yarn. Shown in colors Lokakuu (MC) and Viikuna (CC).
3-3-4-4 [4-4-4-4] 5-5-6-6 skeins of MC and 3-3-4-4 [4-4-4-4] 5-5-5-6 skeins of CC.
MC: 600-655-710-740 [775-820-860-895] 985-1075-1155-1310 yrds / 550-600-650-675 [710-750-785-820] 900-985-1055-1200 m,
CC: 580-635-695-715 [740-775-810-870] 915-1005-1095-1240 yrds / 530-580-635-655 [675-710-740-795] 835-920-1000-1135 m.
US 2½ (3.0 mm) and US 5 (3.75 mm) - 40’’ / 100 cm long circular needles and dpns if you prefer to work the sleeves with them. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the right gauge.
16 sts x 21 rows = 4x4’’ / 10x10 cm two-color brioche, worked flat (after blocking).
Stitch marker, tapestry needle, 3 buttons (75’’/2 cm diameter).