Standard Knits MARKET cardigan

With seed stitch details and a wide button band, the MARKET cardigan is a classic cozy layer for everyday. The body and button band are worked in one piece from the bottom up, and sleeves are joined before raglan shoulders and short-row neckline shaping form the yoke.

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DIFFICULTY LEVEL / SKILLS REQUIRED

Difficulty: intermediate

Skills required: long tail cast on, stockinette stitch, seed stitch, increasing and decreasing, short rows, working on double pointed needles, three-needle bind-off, buttonholes.

MATERIALS

Yarn: 
Cascade 220 Solids & Heathers, 100% wool, 220 yards / 200 meters per 100g / 3.5oz skein
6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14) skeins (shown in 9459 “Yakima Heather”)

Or

Worsted weight yarn
1,300 (1480, 1,700, 1,930, 2,150, 2,400, 2,720, 2,925) yards / 1,190 (1,350, 1,560, 1,770, 1,970, 2,200, 2,490, 2,675) metres

Needles: 

US 4 / 3.5mm 32” circular needle
US 5 / 3.75mm 32” circular needle
US 4 / 3.5mm double pointed needles
US 5 / 3.75mm double pointed needles
or size needed to obtain gauge

NOTIONS

Stitch holders
Stitch markers
Tapestry or yarn needle
Sewing needle
7 - .75” / 2 cm Buttons
Thread to match buttons

GAUGE

Using US 5 / 3.75mm needles, 21 stitches and 29 rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch

SIZE INFORMATION

Chest circumference (finished measurements): 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)” / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 111.5, 122, 132, 142, 152.5) cm

Intended ease: 2 – 4” / 7.5 – 15.25 cm positive ease in chest
Shown in 32” / 81.5 cm size with 2” / 7.5cm positive ease

Schematic included with pattern for expanded size information