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Jo Storie on craftsy.com
Scottish Borders, UK

I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear ...

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Elm cardigan by Jo Storie

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Elm cardigan by Jo Storie
Elm cardigan by Jo Storie
Elm cardigan by Jo Storie
Elm cardigan by Jo Storie
Elm cardigan by Jo Storie

Pattern Description:

Ladies cable scarfneck cardigan in double knit luxury yarn.

"This drape cardigan in a simple cable and wide rib pattern has added luxury when worked in baby Alpaca yarn. Very simple in its construction the focus is on the softness of the yarn and its natural drape." - Jo Storie

Sizes available - Chest:
Size 1 - 81-86cm (32-34 in)
Size 2 - 92-97cm (36-38in)
Size 3 - 102-107cm (40-42in)

Knitted measurements approx:
Size 1 - 84cm (33in)
Size 2 - 100cm (39.5in)
Size 3 - 116cm (45.5in)

Size 1 - 51cm (20in)
Size 2 - 53 cm (21in)
Size 3 - 57cm (22in)

Amount of yarn - Yardage per size (approx):
Size 1 - 16 x 50g balls - 1808m / 1984yds
Size 2 - 18 x 50g balls - 2034m / 2232yds
Size 3 - 20 x 50g balls - 2260m / 2480yds
Note: A 50g ball = 113m/124 yds

Ability: Easy


- 27.5 sts x 30 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in cable and rib pattern using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.
- equivalent in st st 22 sts x 18 rows using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See main description.


  • 1984 - 2480 yards (1814 - 2268 m) of 100% Baby Alpaca - DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) - we've used Alpaca Loft's Ivory shade.

You Will Also Need:

  • a cable needle and a tapestry needle for sewing up
  • row counters and stitch markers.
  • one pair of 3.75mm (US5) straight needles

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