Urban Houndstooth Cardigan


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Worked in a fabulously sexy alpaca and silk blend yarn in a deceptively simple slip stitch pattern, this snuggly houndstooth cardigan will make you look smart and chic, all at the same time. With an oversized shawl collar worked with doubled yarn in squishy Fisherman’s Rib, and sneaky afterthought pockets, the beauty of this garment is in all the details! Easy, slip-stitch colorwork means you’ll only be working with one color per row. This 6-page, full color PDF has 1 small photo within the pattern and the remainder of the photos on the cover page.

For women’s garments: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) Shown in size S, modeled with 0” ease.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 31.4 (33.9, 39.6, 42.9, 46, 53.8)”
Waist: 30 (32.6, 37, 39.7, 42.9, 44.8, 48)”
Hips: 33.9 (36.5, 40.3, 44.2, 48, 53, 57)”
Length: 25 (25, 25, 25, 26.3, 25.5, 26.7)”

(MC) Blue Sky Alpaca Silk (50% alpaca, 50% silk; 146 yds/133 m per 50g skein); color: Oyster; 8 (8, 10, 10, 11, 11, 14) skeins
(CC) Blue Sky Alpaca Silk (50% alpaca, 50% silk; 146 yds/133 m per 50g skein); color: Crabapple; 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins
1 set US 4/3.5mm double-point needles
1 40-inch US 4/3.5mm circular needle
1 40-inch US 9/5.5mm circular needle
1 set US 9/5.5 mm double-point needles
2 stitch holders; stitch markers in 3 colors; contrast color waste yarn; scissors; darning needle; 16 inch separating zipper; sewing needle or sewing machine; thread to match zipper

25 sts/40 rows = 4 inches in stockinette using smaller needles, measured across a swatch that has been blocked

Pattern support is available through my personal email address, included in the pattern, or by visiting my Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/the-sexy-knitter.

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