Autumn Asters Cardigan

Designer Michele Rose Orne
Finished Size 35 (40½, 46, 51)" bust circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 40½", modeled with plenty of ease.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Wool (100% wool; 135 yd [123 m]/100 g): #61 rhubarb (MC; medium purple), 4 (5, 6, 7) skeins; #O rose (A; medium pink), #69 hibiscus (B; red-orange), #49 henna (C; terracotta), #68 citric (D; lime), #32 gasoline (E; grayed lavender), #M Bing cherry (F; dark red), #48 cherry (G; medium red), #S magenta (H; dark purple), #01 Hollywood pink (I; light pink), and #17 cheek (J; pale peach), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 9 (5.5 mm). Edging—size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; four 7⁄8" dyed mother-of-pearl buttons.
Gauge 18 sts and 20 rows = 4" in colorwork patts from charts on larger needles; 14½ sts and 19 rows = 4" in solid-color St st on larger needles.



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