Go To Market Cardigan

Designer Donna Kay

Finished Size 34 (36, 38, 42, 45, 48, 51)" bust circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 36", modeled with 3" of positive ease.

Yarn Shibui Heichi (100% silk; 105 yd [96 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): graffiti, 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 24–40" circular (cir) depending on size you are making, and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapes­try needle; five 3/4" buttons.

Gauge 16 sts and 32 rows = 4" in garter st.

Figure-flattering waist shaping and a perpendicular lace edging add detail to the simple garter Go to Market Cardigan. A rustic silk yarn contributes drape and texture.

 

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