Heritage Cardigan

A kimono-style cardigan is worked in two pieces—an upper body from cuff to cuff and a lower body from the hem up. Stockinette bands extend from lower body, and are set into the neck of the upper section. Cables, charts, and roomy sizing, including plus sizes.

Designer Sharon Shoji
Finished Size 35½ (36½, 40½, 43½, 47, 50)" bust circumference, with fronts overlapped. Vest shown measures 35½".
Yarn Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds (100% wool; 120 yd [110 m]/100 g): #950 Bluefaced Leicester (MC; natural), 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) balls; #954 steel gray Suffolk (CC1), #952 mid-brown Jacob (CC2), and #951 Black Welsh (CC3, black), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Size 10½ (6.5 mm): 16" and 24" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• removable markers or safety pins;
• size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook;
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 15 sts and 21 rows = 4" in solid-color St st; 15 sts and 20 rows = 4" in Fair Isle patt.

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