Transverse Cardigan

A dolman cardigan is knitted from side to side, from one cuff to the other. Eyelet rnds, knitted-in garter stitch bands, and large buttons give this simple sweater stylish impact.

Designer Ann Weaver
Finished Size 32½ (36, 41, 45, 49½, 53½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 36", modeled with 2" positive ease.
Yarn Brown Sheep Serendipity Tweed (60% cotton, 40% wool; 210 yd [192 m]/100 g): #ST84 Nebraska wheat (light brown), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins.
Needles Sleeve cuffs—size 10 (6 mm). Sleeves and body—size 8 (5 mm): 32" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Stitch holder or waste yarn;
• tapestry needle;
• two 1⅜" buttons;
• sewing needle and matching thread.
Gauge 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle. For cuff size, the gauge is 17 sts = 4" in garter st on larger size 10 needles.

 

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