Diamondback Cardigan


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This clever cardigan employs an unusual construction; the log cabin “diamond” is worked first, then stitches are picked up along the sides of the diamond to work either front. Stitches are picked up for the sleeves and collar, which are worked in the round, making this an entirely seamless undertaking!

It is very easy to adjust the pattern for larger sizes, and tips for achieving a perfect fit when upsizing are included. The 4-page PDF also includes a handy chart to reference while working the log cabin, making this a great introduction to log cabin knitting!

Women’s S (M, L)

Finished Measurements
34 (38, 42) inches at bust; 17 inches long from shoulder

Knit Picks City Tweed HW (55% Merino Wool, 25% Superfine Alpaca, 25% Donegal Tweed; 164 yards per 100 gram ball); 3 (3, 4) balls Tabby (MC); 2 (2, 3) balls Dungarees (CC)
US 7/4.5mm straight needles
US 7/4.5mm double pointed needles – set of 5
US 7/4.5mm 40 inch circular needle
Stitch Holder
Blunt Needle

20 sts/34 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch

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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