Union Station Cardigan

Union Station Cardigan

Designer Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Finished Size 28½ (32, 37, 40, 44)" bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 32", modeled with 1½" of negative ease.

Yarn Quince & Co. Chickadee (100% wool; 181 yd [166 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #129 parsley, 6 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st.

A well-shaped cardigan is worked from the top down and features an ever-expanding eyelet chevron and a circular yoke construction. Even without buttons, the clever shaping keeps the fronts in place. The swingy shape and bright color give the Union Station Cardigan a happy air.


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