Currant Cardigan

Margie Mitchell

A scooped neck and no ribbing modernize the classic cabled cardigan. Wavy and pod cables give a whimsical appeal to this staple piece.

Finished Size 39 (43½, 48, 53, 56½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 39", modeled with moderate ease.
Yarn Bergère de France Magic + (50%_superwash wool, 50% acrylic; 87 yd [80 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #23246 corail, 15 (17, 19, 21, 23) balls.
Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and 6 (4 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); removable m; cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; three 7/8" buttons.
Gauge 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st on largest needles; Wavy Cable chart with one Rope Cable chart on each side = 5½" wide on largest needles.

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