Strombus

Softly draped with a gentle a-line, this cardigan swings while you walk. The double fastening at the front can be worn either open or closed for two different looks. Shown with a larger amount of ease in the sample, this cardigan works really well also when worn with a closer fit.

SIZES
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference up to: 30.75 (34.75, 37, 40.5, 44, 46.75, 50.25, 53.75, 56.5, 60)" / 78 (87, 94, 103, 112, 118.5, 127.5, 136.5, 143.5, 152.5) cm.
2 – 4" / 5 – 10 cm positive ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 32.75 (36.25, 39, 42.5, 46, 48.75, 52.25, 55.75, 58.5, 62)" / 83 (92, 99, 108, 117, 124, 132.5, 141.5, 148.5, 157.5) cm, buttoned. Based on twice back width.
Size 39” / 99 cm modelled with 4" / 10 cm positive ease.
Length: 23.75 (24.25, 24.75, 25.25, 25.5, 26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.75, 27)" / 60.5 (61.5, 63, 64, 65, 66, 66.5, 67.5, 68, 68.5) cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn
Manos del Uruguay ‘Serena’ (60% Baby Alpaca, 40% Cotton; 170 yds /155 m per 1.76 oz /50 g skein); Colour: Swallow Tail (2020); 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins

Needles & Notions
US size 5 / 3.75 mm circular needle, 32" / 80 cm long or longer
Set of US size 5 / 3.75 dpns (if not using magic loop for sleeves)
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn, 2 buttons, 0.75" / 19 mm diameter.

GAUGE
23 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in St St
23 sts and 42 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Garter Stitch

TECHNIQUES
Includes directions for Cable Cast on, Short Rows (w&t and German), single row buttonhole and schematic.

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