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Houndstooth Cardigan


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A mock houndstooth fabric is created with a simple slip-stitch pattern. The menswear styling is tweaked with gentle waist shaping. The pattern pdf includes a free video tutorial for my 3 row buttonhole. GAUGE 20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in St st on smaller needles; 20 sts and 31 rows = 4″ in Houndstooth patt on larger needles SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 30 (341/4, 361/2, 411/2, 441/4, 491/4)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 341/4", modeled with 1/4" of positive ease. SUGGESTED YARN 1100 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Classic Elite Yarns MountainTop Vista

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn Classic Elite Yarns MountainTop Vista (50% superfine alpaca, 50% wool; 100 yd 91 m/13/4 oz 50 g): #6077 seal (gray, MC), 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11) skeins; #6016 alabaster (white, CC), 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 6) skeins.
  • Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm). Size 6 (4 mm): 40″ circular (cir) needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); removable m; tapestry needle; five7/8″ buttons.

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