This pattern is in English.
Savannah Cardigan is worked top down with brioche. First you cast on stitches which is divided into saddle shoulders, back- and front piece and ribbing edges along the front pieces. You knit back and forth. The body is slightly bulky and is worked with brioche and is finished with a broad ribbing edge, which is bound off with Italian bind off. The cardigan has balloon sleeves, that ends in a long tight ribbing edge. Buttonholes are made at the end.
Size: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
Measurements of the cardigan:Width: 89 (97) 106 (115) 124 (134) 144 cm.
Length: 50 (51) 52 (54) 56 (58) 60 cm measured mid back incl. ribbing edge at the neckline.
Size guide: Savannah Cardigan should have a positive ease of approx. 10-15 cm relative to your chest measurements. The cardigan has a tight ribbing at the bottom, that fits closely to the body and therefore you can benefit from calculating with a little extra length, if you’d like the cardigans brioche part on the body to bulk a little.
Gauge: 16 stitches x 23 rows with brioche on needle 4,5 mm = 10 x 10 cm. Notice, that each row of brioche counts for two rows = 46 rows.
Suggested needles: Circular needle 4,5 mm (40 and/or 80 or 100 cm) and circular needle 4,0 mm (60 or 80 cm).
Suggested yarn: approx. 250-300 (300) 350 (350-400) 400-450 (450-500) 500-550 g Alpakka from Drops (50 g = 167 m) with 100-125 (125) 150 (150-175) 175-200 (200-225) 225-250 g Kid-Silk from Drops (25 g = 210 m). The two strands are knit together.
Difficulty: Experienced intermediate.
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